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Old 04/23/13, 10:27 PM
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EO good for Psoriasis & Eczema?

I have a friend that has eczema & I know goats milk soap is good for all kinds of skin & skin issues but is there a certain essential oil that I can add to my goats milk soap that may help her?

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Old 04/24/13, 02:22 AM
 
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I have eczema, and when it flares up, the best soap I can use is a milk soap with a really high olive oil content. NO scent or color!

By the way, for Psoriasis avoid using Lavender, because it works at making the skin cells turn over faster. Psoriasis is a disease where the skin cells reproduce too fast, thus making built up patches on the skin. You would just be exasperating the problem by adding it.

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Old 04/24/13, 09:49 AM
 
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Reference Guide for Essential Oils by Higley
AKA (The EO bible) page 456
helichrysum, thyme, bergamot, cajeput, cedarwood, lavender, malaleuca, patchouli, and Roman Chamomile

http://www.amazon.com/Reference-Guid.../dp/1937702006

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