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Damage Reversed From Brown Recluse Spider Bite


Author: Mary W.
Date: 03-03-2014
Views: 3,477
Word Count: 158
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 9424-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 3

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My best friend was bitten on the upper back by a brown recluse spider. When we first noticed it, the infection was already bad. It looked like a giant pimple but got steadily worse. It got hard underneath and grew in diameter.

Still not knowing what it was, she tried to pop it. The pus exploded. The spot was hot to the touch and had become very "hole" like.

We began applying a few drops of the Purification and Thieves oil blends basically out of desperation. She had no money for a doctor visit, and we just needed to make it for five more days until payday. But the coolest thing happened. The more we applied, the more it shrank and the softer it got.

After a week it was completely gone. No antibiotics and no scars. The hole just closed up.

I knew I believed in oils, but this drove it home for me and made a believer out of her.


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: swelling — "[W]e studied the anti-inflammatory and gastroprotective effects of C. citratus [Lemongrass] and E. citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus] essential oils on formol-induced edema and acetic acid induced abdominal cramps in Wistar rats.... In vivo analysis and histological assay showed that the two essential oils displayed significant dose-dependent edema [swelling] inhibition effect over time. They displayed strong analgesic [pain-relieving] and antipyretic [fever-reducing] properties similar to that induced by 50 mg/kg of acetylsalicylate of lysine.... This work demonstrates the anti-inflammatory property of Cymbopogon citratus [Lemongrass] and Eucalyptus citriodora [Lemon Eucalyptus], suggesting their potential role as adjuvant therapeutic alternatives in dealing with inflammatory-related diseases."Link
2.Associated topics: insect-bite — "Thujaplicin, a minor component of Aomori Hiba [Hinoki], showed rather strong antifungal activity against seven kinds of plant-pathogenic fungi.... Thujaplicin and hinokitiol (the major component of Aomori Hiba [Hinoki]) also showed clear antibacterial activity against Legionella pneumophila SG 1 and L. pneumophila SG 3 [Legionnaires disease, pneumonia].... This compound showed strong insecticidal activity against Reticulitermes speratus [termites], and it also had clear acaricidal [ticks, mites] activity against Dermatophagoides farinae [house dust mites].... [T]he strong cytotoxic effect of Thujaplicin on murine P388 lymphocytic leukemia cell line [CLL, chronic lymphocytic leukemia] should be emphasized...."Link
3.Associated topics: insect-bite — "Topical 5% tea tree oil is an effective treatment for mild to moderate acne vulgaris.... Tea tree oil has broad-spectrum antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activity in vitro. These properties have formed the basis of its use in the treatment of a range of superficial dermatoses such as cuts, insect bites, boils, and dermatophytosis [ringworm]."Link

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