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Eliminating Skin Tag Preserved My Daughter's Looks


Author: Krystal M.
Date: 05-21-2014
Views: 3,117
Word Count: 158
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 9726-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 6

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My daughter had a skin tag on her chin, and it was beginning to bother her appearance. So I was told that I could put Oregano essential oil on it, but I didn't have any. So I used the Thieves oil blend instead.

I put a dab on the skin tag 3 times a day for about 2 weeks. Occasionally I would do Lemon oil and Frankincense oil; then I actually forgot to apply the oils for about 2 weeks. I could tell the skin tag was drying out.

Then I would put the Thieves on at random times. One night about a month after starting using the oils, the skin tag started to bleed. Then 2 days later we noticed that it wasn't there anymore!

Now there is just a pin prick of a mark left. So I am putting Lavender essential oil on just so there isn't much of a scar.

I was amazed that the oils actually worked!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: skin-tags — "Local application of frankincense essential oil may provide a non-surgical treatment alternative, with no or minimal side effect for carcinoma in situ, minimally invasive carcinoma and pre-cancerous conditions such as actinic keratosis."Link
2.Associated topics: scars — "[One] method employed for wound healing is the application of lavender oil. Due to its antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and analgesic properties, it is thought to prevent wound infections and to play a role in reducing pain by lowering inflammation.... Lavender oil is known to have antibacterial, antifungal, sedative, and/or antidepressant effects.... In addition to its antimicrobial effects, the anti-inflammatory analgesic properties of lavender oil have also been emphasized... The use of L. Angustifolia [lavender] is particularly recommended in chronically infected wounds due to its immune-stimulating and antimicrobial effects. There are also reports that lavender oil reduces scar tissue."Link
3.Associated topics: blemishes — "Tea tree oil... has become increasingly popular as an antimicrobial for the treatment of conditions such as tinea pedis [athlete’s foot] and acne....[T]ea tree oil can reduce histamine-induced skin inflammation."Link
4.Associated topics: blemishes — "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
5.Associated topics: blemishes — "[W]e suggest that Geumgamja [Korean Citrus obovoides] and Cheonyahagyul [Citrus natsudaidai] essential oils are attractive acne-mitigating candidates for topical application... against acne-inducing bacteria."Link
6.Associated topics: scars — "[A] pulverized mixture of four herbs including Agrimonia Eupatoria (A), Nelumbo Nucifera Gaertn (N), Boswellia Carteri (B) [Frankincense], and Pollen Typhae Angustifoliae (P)... was first described in Chinese canonical medicine about 2000 years ago for treatment of various trauma disorders, such as hemostasis [bleeding], anti-inflammatory, analgesia [pain], and wound healing, etc.... [W]e showed that local ANBP treatment not only significantly enhanced wound healing by relieving inflammation, increasing formation of granulation tissue, and accelerating re-epithelialization, but [it] also reduced scar formation by decreasing collagen production [and] protuberant height and volume of scars and [by] increasing collagen maturity.... [Results show that ANBP] promot[es] wound healing and alleviat[es] scar formation, which may be an effective therapy for human wounds at the earliest stage."Link

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