WHAT DO YOU DO FOR A WASP STING? -  Eo3  Educate, Empower, Enjoy  
 
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    This morning my oldest son Ryan went out to fix a gate and pick up a slide turned over after last night's storm.  I noticed him screaming and jumping around and then he ran inside to tell me that he was stung by a wasp and saw about 20 on the ground.
    We have had problems with wasp in the backyard before, last year our youngest son Bryce was stung multiple times.  I had tried several different topicals on him including making a paste out of baking soda and peroxide.  I always ended up giving him Tylenol or Advil to help with the pain and often sent him to bed to stop the crying.
    This morning the first thing I did was run to my bathroom and get the Purification essential oil.  I knew it was good for bug bites and had used it several times on Emily and Kevin.  So I put a few drops on his big toe.  He complained of the sting burning, but did not complain about the essential oil.  I then went on-line to see if anything else was recommended for wasp stings.  Purification was on the top of the list, but did recommend doing it several times.  At about 5 minutes his toe was red and beginning to swell.  At 10 minutes I put a few more drops of oil on his toe while he was eating breakfast.  He said that his leg had a weird sensation but that it wasn't painful, he moved his foot around and that sensation went away.  After an hour I put a few more drops of the Purification oil and their was no longer any swelling and the only redness was a red spot where he was stung.  He said it was only sore when he bent his big toe.  I will definitely keep Purification in my medicine cabinet.  Wish I had known about it last summer.



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EDUCATE:  Purification is a blend of essential oils made by Young Living:  Citronella (Cymbopogon nardus), lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus), rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), Melaleuca (Melaleuca alternifolia) lavandin (Lavandula x hybrida), and myrtle (Myrtus communis). Purification® can be used directly on the skin to cleanse and soothe insect bites, cuts, and scrapes. When diffused, it helps to purify and cleanse the air from environmental impurities including cigarette smoke and other disagreeable odors.

EMPOWER: 
For topical or aromatic use. Diffuse, apply topically on location as needed, or put on cotton balls to place in air vents of home, car, hotel room and office. Diffuse and rub on feet for cleansing. Possible skin sensitivity. If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician. Dilution not required; suitable for all but the most sensitive skin. Generally safe for children over 2 years of age.

ENJOY: 
Dilute several drops of Purification essential oil blend in a spray bottle and spray to repel insects.  Apply one drop of Purification essential oil blend topically to soothe existing bug bites, stings or scratches. Add Purification essential oil blend to your washing machine to freshen laundry. Add a couple drops of Purification essential oil blend to shoes to help neutralize odors. Add a few drops of Purification essential oil blend to a cotton ball to help eliminate stale air in the office or your child’s room. Diffuse Purification essential oil blend to dispel unpleasant odors and clear the air of impurities. Diffuse Purification essential oil blend to eliminate odors after the dog returns from playing outdoors in the rain.

Information from Youngliving.com




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