Lemon Myrtle Oil and Molluscum Contagiosum.
Lemon Myrtle Essential Oil is one of the strongest natural with anti bacterial, anti fungal and germicidal oils. Lemon Myrtle Fragrance oil is 100% essential, not blended with other oils, and has a high citral content of over 95% (C of A verified) which is referred to as therapeutic grade in the lay community.
These qualifies make Lemon Myrtle Essential oil one of the strongest antiseptic natural oils in the world. Research being conducted in Australian Universities provide us with many potential commercial uses, such as a cleaner where there are germs resistant to chemicals like Staphylococcus aureus,, and an anti fungal in the therapeutic and in the agricultural sector.
Studies have shown that Lemon Myrtle Oil is highly effective in the treatment of Molluscum Contagiosum. This skin disease is caused by a virus manifested with small bumps on the skin. You can find out more about the symptoms and progress of the disease see Victorian Health Better Health Channel and for more detail see The Clinical Advisor
Treatments can be invasive including freezing, laser therapy and acidic topical applications.
Lemon Myrtle offers a safer effective solution.
Directions - regular washing and application of lemon myrtle oil is recommended. Do not leave breaks in the application or the virus will not be reduced.
Wash the skin regularly with anti bacterial soaps …you could use the Foaming Face Cleanser or Soap.
Mix Lemon Myrtle Oil will a carrier such as a cooking oil or moisturizer at a maximum of 10 %. That is 10 mls per 100 mls. Test the mixture on the skin before applying, if the mixture causes redness reduce the concentration to 5 mls per 100 mls of carrier. Never apply Lemon Myrtle Oil directly to the skin.
Apply to the lesions after washing in the evening and again in the morning.
For added protection, you can use the Lip Balm on the lesions.
Remember sheets, clothing etc can also carry the virus, so wash all regularly.
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