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Fungal Infection On The Back Of The Hand


Author: Debbie E.
Skill: Nurse
Date: 08-18-2013
Views: 3,387
Word Count: 119
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 8814-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes

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Last week my son showed me the back of his hand asking me what is this Mom? There was a perfect circle on the back of his hand with raised red dots which I do believe is Ringworm.

I read in my essential oils reference book that Thyme and Lemongrass are great antifungals.

I alternated Thyme oil 1-2 drops during the daytime and Lemongrass oil 1-2 drops, at night. Fortunately the infection is nearly gone in less than a week.

If your skin is sensitive it may be best to use a carrier oil 50-50 like coconut or olive oil to reduce discomfort. We did not need to do this for my son, but others might.


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