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Can tea tree oil heal sore muscles?

Can tea tree oil heal sore muscles?

Know the cause: There are several causes for sore muscles. Any topical oil application cause relieve symptoms because of massage. There is limited scientific data supporting medicinal value of any oils. Check with your doctor to find the cause. ...Read more

Bed Sore (Definition)

A bed sore is an injury to the skin, and tissues beneath the skin, caused by pressure. They can range from a stage one pressure sore (tender, red and does not blanch) to stage four (an open wound extending down to the bone). Early stage pressure sores can respond to off-loading, while deep ulcers require debridement, dressing ...Read more


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I have a cold sore on the top of my lip, is it okay for me to put tea tree oil on it?

I have a cold sore on the top of my lip, is it okay for me to put tea tree oil on it?

Some people have: Used tea tree oil on cold sores with variable results reported. Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your >. ...Read more

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Can I use tea tree oil on my cold sore?

Some people have : Reported variable results using tea tree on cold sores.Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Small mass near rectum, has been there for a while. Bleeds while passing stool and sore. Put tea tree oil on it and it turned almost white. Normal?

Small mass near rectum, has been there for a while. Bleeds while passing stool and sore. Put tea tree oil on it and it turned almost white. Normal?

A thrombosed: (clotted) hemorrhoid is the most likely diagnosis. This is due to blood clotting in one of the small veins surrounding the anal opening (external) or rectum (internal) The ONLY way of being sure is an exam. Your Family Physician, GYN or PCP will be able to tell.. and suggest treatment! ...Read more

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I have a sore lump under my left armpit. It wont go away, wont come to a head. Please help. Tried antibacterial soaps, tea tree oil etc....

I have a sore lump under my left armpit. It wont go away, wont come to a head. Please help. Tried antibacterial soaps, tea tree oil etc....

Abscess v lymph node: Best to get it evaluated now by doctor. May be an abscess that need to be i;d'd, or may be a lymph node? Get examined and treated, best wishes. ...Read more

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Nose piercing with bumps on outside and inside. I do a salt water cleanse 2-3x a day. Also tea tree oil. Still inflamed and tender. What should I do?

Nose piercing with bumps on outside and inside. I do a salt water cleanse 2-3x a day. Also tea tree oil. Still inflamed and tender. What should I do?

Get eval: You may have an infectious process which would require antibiotics,...so best to get the area evaluated to get properly diagnosed and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I get such a deep, great nights sleep when I use tea tree oil as aroma therapy?

Why do I get such a deep, great nights sleep when I use tea tree oil as aroma therapy?

SIMPLE: You found something that induces levels of mental and pphysical relaxation that triggers the right environment to help you have a restful sleep! i'm jealous... ...Read more

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For a natural remedy...What amts and how long use castor oil /tea tree oil for treatmt of nail fungus/athletes foot? How do they need diluted, if any

For a natural remedy...What amts and how long  use castor oil /tea tree oil for treatmt of nail fungus/athletes foot? How do they need diluted, if any

Fungus: Natural is GREAT when it works. I have found that it is a hit and miss proposition. You can follow the label on the bottle of tea tree oil or see your podiatrist for a diagnosis and prescription. nail fungus is VERY hard to kill. I would treat both the nails and the athletes foot infection at the same time and get it done as quickly as possible. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can tea tree oil cure staph infections?

Can tea tree oil cure staph infections?

Not likely.: If you have a staph infection, get treated medically. This is not an organism to fool around with. Otc treatments are generally effective for very little of anything. ...Read more

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What's the most effective an FAST way to cure ringworm? Apple cider vinegar? Tea tree oil? Garlic?

What's the most effective an FAST way to cure ringworm? Apple cider vinegar? Tea tree oil? Garlic?

Real antifungal: Tolaftate is available without a prescription. Terbinafine topical is also good. I'd prefer to see you use a topical agent rather than taking medication systemically whenever possible. These should be effective but it may take a few weeks. Apple cider vinegar, tea tree oil, and garlic are promoted on "natural healing" sites for everything -- trying them would be your business. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Pressure Sores (Definition)

Pressure sores are skin conditions in which mechanical pressure has eroded away the skin. These sores are common in hospitalized ...Read more