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Eczema? allergic reaction to essential oils, bites, & so on?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • June 2, 2008
  • 06:15 PM

I was in the garden for 10 minutes. I had sharp needle poking sensation on my legs during the time. A few hours later, the bug bites developed red bumps. I couldn’t help scratching around them. The next day, I applied almond, peppermint, eucalyptus, and teatree oils as insect repellent on my neck, ankles, and two wrists. At night, two spots on my wrists where were not bitten by anything started itching and developing water blisters. They are super itchy. They are very itchy. Also, one place on my leg where I scratched started forming blisters, but the blisters look opaque. See pix I am not sure if those blisters are the causes by the essential oils, insect bites, or anything else. Last summer, I applied the essential oils several times too. There was once that my neck had red patch. People said that it looked like a poison ivy reaction. I believed it at that time. Now as I think about the history and the things i did; I could be allergic to essential oils, couldn't I? However, I have never heard that anybody is allergic to essential oils? The opaque blisters around the bite on my leg was not applied any oil at all, either; it still bears the blisters. Thus, I really don't understand what caused those blisters. Once a year, every other year, or something like that, my hands and arms would have one single tiny tiny not-well-developed blister her and there, but it's never like this time having a patch of so many blister at one area. What happened to me? Thanks

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  • Hi, This is a site that helps you know more information on essential oils. This is a very useful site and lot of information. www(dot)essentialoilsonline(dot)co(dot)uk.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • November 22, 2008
    • 01:15 AM
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  • I did not know that I need to dilute the essential oils. It's such an important thing to know. Thank you
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • November 22, 2008
    • 11:24 PM
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  • Hi,The use of essential oil blends is not restricted up to aromatherapy, as it is also a one of the main ingredient used in cosmetic, cooking, medicines, perfumery industry etc.You can get more information from www(dot)essentialoilsonline(dot)co(dot)uk.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 23, 2008
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  • Hi,Apart from bacterial effects essential oil can be a well performer against viral infections too as they are not causing any resistant and treating in natural ways. The natural chemical ingredients in essential oils are responsible for these reasons and their effectiveness depends on the climate, altitude and other factors of whole plant. You can get more information from www.essentialoilsonline.co.uk.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 30, 2008
    • 09:46 AM
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  • Hi,Apart from bacterial effects essential oil can be a well performer against viral infections too as they are not causing any resistant and treating in natural ways. The natural chemical ingredients in essential oils are responsible for these reasons and their effectiveness depends on the climate, altitude and other factors of whole plant.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • December 31, 2008
    • 08:23 AM
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  • Hi,In aromatherapy, essential oils play an important part. Only a particular essential oil is used for a particular treatment and is very important in curing the ailment. In order to get a good quality essential oil at a competitive price, a little online research is helpful.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • January 2, 2009
    • 08:41 AM
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