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Treatment of Folliculitis with Essential Oils

 Folliculitis: 

Folliculitis is painful condition characterized by the infected hair follicles. commonly affecting the scalp, face groin and thighs, it is typically caused by bacteria, fungus or yeast, and is complicated by tight clothing and shaving. Folliculitis typically responds well to treatment with essential oil and the removal off irritants; however, you should seek medical attention if the problem worsens or fails to respond.

Neat Lavender Treatment: 

Lavender essential oil is a strong antibacterial agent that pulls double duty by soothing inflamed skin and reducing swelling. Apply lavender essential oil neat to areas with folliculitis, using just enough to cover the affected area, and allow the skin to absorb the essential oil before putting on clothes. Repeat this treatment 2 times a day until the problem has been resolved.

Neat Ylang-Ylang Treatment: 

Ylang-ylang essential oil is a strong antiseborrheic and antiseptic that soothes and balances sin and help eliminate bacterial infections. Apply ylang-ylang essential oil neat to areas with folliculitis, using enough to cover the affected area, and allow the skin to absorb the essential oil before putting on clothes. Repeat this treatment 2 times a day until problem has been resolved.

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