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Results After Testing Two Poison Ivy Treatments

Author: Sheila S.
Skill: Nurse
Date: 05-28-2014
Views: 2,953
Word Count: 143
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 9765-OR

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My husband had poison ivy on one wrist and on one ankle. He visited the doctor and was given steroids and a prescription cream.

Since he had two areas affected, I had him perform a test. I had him immediately apply Frankincense essential oil topically twice a day on his wrist area, but he only used the prescription cream on his ankle area.

By the next morning, his wrist area was drying up, and the ankle area was getting redder (but not spreading). So we stopped applying the prescription cream to the ankle and had him use Frankincense essential oil topically twice a day on both areas.

The rash on the wrist area was gone in a couple of days. Because of the delayed Frankincense essential oil treatment to the ankle, it took a little over a week for it to go away there.

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