Tea Tree Oil treating scabies?
AsSoftAsSilk

Elkins, WV

#150 Sep 23, 2013
Is epsom salt effective at killing them on your body? we treated with perytherin cream and next day experiencing new bites! too soon to retreat but can't live getting eaten alive
2Cor1_4

United States

#151 Sep 24, 2013
TTO is great for fresh burrows on the torso. Before my cure, my wife drained a Cortizone 10 Easy Relief Applicator and used a syringe to load it with TTO and duct taped the hole. This was awesome! Only problem is that the plastic applicator starts to bubble on the outside in about a month. btw, Nodules don't respond much to the TTO.
tired of it

Washington, DC

#152 Oct 12, 2013
Where can you buy Neem soap at?
pregnant with scabies

Roswell, GA

#154 Oct 17, 2013
Please help. I recently got scabies from my two year old niece. She has had this for about a month or longer. We didn't know what it was until about a week ago. Her mom thought it was just a rash, but it eventually kept spreading. I would take care of her about 4-5 days out of the week including sleeping over. I noticed I started getting bumps and a couple of burrows. My mom, sister, and boyfriend as well. My dads house is also infected,being my dad and brothers.and my niece's moms house, all her sisters, and mom. I'm so scared because I'm pregnant and want this all to be over before my baby is born. It's seems impossible with everybody infected. I'm scared for my niece because her mom isn't doing anything about it and she's the one mainly infested. We have gotten permetherine treatments and I'm thinking about bringing my niece to be treated as well. Would that be better or worse? Please help. I've been holding them down with clove, tea tree, and been oil. Please help I am so worried
SixteenAndScabie d

Tupelo, MS

#155 Oct 31, 2013
Ok so i'm a teenager (16 to be exact) and i just recently found out i have scabies... and they are likee... EVERYWHERE.... well ya know mostly where they are suppose to be ... I havent diagnosed any burrows yet so i think im still in the early stage of it but i want to know if there are any effective creams or sprays i can buy at pharmacies rather than expensive medicine from my doctor. I dont like the itching on my genitals its very very uncomfortable so are than any FOR SURE curing creams that are known? I really want this to go away PLEASEEE HELP
itchy

UK

#156 Nov 12, 2013
I found a forum where someone said 6% clover oil mixed in 100% vegetable oil applied after each hour, like right after the shower whilst the pores on your skin are still open and rubing ground sea salt kills scabies AND the eggs. You have to do this for 14 days straight and continuously change your bedding and clothes daily. I also heard that neem oil works to as it confuses the mites into not wanting to eat, breed or lay eggs. Apparently, neem oil is very smelly but works a treat. Im waiting for all of the items to arrive from Amazon, so I will keep you posted on my progress. Ive been using citronella, 7 drops in a 100ml carrier oil and it seem to drive them crazy and then calms the itching down. Vics vapour rub works really well and stops them moving enough for me to sleep. Good luck everyone, I know how you feel.x
itchy

UK

#157 Nov 12, 2013
16andscabied, DON'T SCRATCH!! The scabies mites get under your nails when you scratch and when you scratch again, you move the mites to a different place on your body. You need to get everyone you live with to get scabicide cream and treat themselves. Clean EVERYTHING in your house, I mean EVERYTHING. Buy hand sanitizer/rubbing alcohol and wipe down your matress everyday, Hoover it too. I've actually taped plastic bags all over my matress, pillows and blanket (air tight is imperative) as the mites will die after 3 days if not on a person. Wash your clothes DAILY on a hit wash-50 degrees or higher and put them in the dryer. If you can't wash and dry every day, every time you change clothes, put them in a plastic bag and tie it up tight so no air can get in or out and leave it for 7 days before washing. Scabies need fluid and oxygen to live so things like sulphur soap, Epsom salts, salt, rubbing alcohol all help to get rid of the horrid things. Clean your bedroom floor, wipe down surfaces religiously. Clover oil or clover bud oil. 6 drops in 100MLS of vegetable oil, apply after each shower is what ive heard will kill them, but you have to keep doing this for 14 days, no break. For itching, buy some zinc tablets, crush them up into a powder, add to your normal bady cream and rub everywhere. Good luck, I hope this helps as I know what you're going through.x
ahhhh scabies

Charleston, WV

#158 Nov 16, 2013
Are bleach baths effective for killing scabies? I recently bought a little bottle of tto and was thinking about trying both in a bath...
Shelia

Mount Vernon, MO

#160 Dec 8, 2013
I had a daycare and one of my daycare kids brought scabies to my house, I had them now my daughter does and we can't seem to get completely rid of them.. I have washed everything and used the creAm.. I don't have red bumps but still itch on my back.. So I need to do another treatment and what exactly can I use to get rid if these? They are so snnoying and I'm going crazy!! HELP!
scabiesbegone

San Diego, CA

#161 Feb 23, 2014
The prem. Cream didn't work for my lil ones and I I've been cleaning the room and clothes and everything. I even poured baking soda all over my mattresses carpets and so on. So Ive heard it gets rid of them and nada. I will be applying TTO and sulfur soap wish me luck. Kind of worry since both says do not use on broken skin and large areas but I'm so desperat to try it.
bran0406

Somerset, KY

#163 Mar 17, 2014
please buy a microscope!!$12 @ radio shack.. i would bet money the specks u see are fibers, not mites.. this will mean ur dealing w lyme and co infections.. it is worth at least checking.. cooking oil will pull scabies to the surface, that is how we got identified, but it also pulls alot of other black specks to surface, that we thought were dead mites, but they were fibers.. the fibers mean lyme and co infections.. if you have been battling for awhile and you don't check this, you will probably regret it..

Since: Feb 14

Spring Valley, CA

#164 Mar 18, 2014
bran0406 wrote:
please buy a microscope!!$12 @ radio shack.. i would bet money the specks u see are fibers, not mites.. this will mean ur dealing w lyme and co infections.. it is worth at least checking.. cooking oil will pull scabies to the surface, that is how we got identified, but it also pulls alot of other black specks to surface, that we thought were dead mites, but they were fibers.. the fibers mean lyme and co infections.. if you have been battling for awhile and you don't check this, you will probably regret it..
Bran you might not be aware, but here in the San Diego area, Radio Shack doesn't carry them, neither does Walmart or a dozen other stores I've checked. The only place I can find that has one, is Toys are US, but then it's a toy & price as as high as buying a real microscope on Amazon or eBay. Word of caution if anyone buys a microscope on line, be sure to check what size CD your computer will run. Most of them come with a compact CD for the drivers & instruction manual. My computer won't run the compact CD,. so I have to find a microscope that runs on a driver download or a regular CD.

Since: Feb 14

Spring Valley, CA

#165 Mar 18, 2014
cont. post...the microscope I'm talking about buying on Amazon or eBay is a digital microscope, meaning you hook it up, via your USB port to your computer. With the ones' I've looked at you can enlarge what you are looking at to see very good detail, which you do need to see be sure of which mite you have. The less expensive ones are running about $25.00 for the 25X-200X and they go up from there. Also from what I've read, those digital microscopes in the price range of approx $25.-$65.00 are not a continuous magnification.You see one or the other setting. This I can't verify as I've not yet seen any of these microscope working. Mine came with a compact CD and my computer won't play a compact cd, so I'm trying to get that worked out and get another one. There are also cheaper microscopes that are not digital that you can use with your smart phone and others that are just a stand alone handheld microscope that almost look like a little telescope so you can use it easily all over your body and the one's I've seen(on Amazon & eBay) will easily fit in your pocket, but if you don't have really good eyesight, do consider getting a digital microscope. Mostly, I've seen these smaller hand held microscopes for under $25.00.
bran0406

London, KY

#166 Mar 18, 2014
i wonder if the little hand held one could be ordered from radio shack online..

Since: Feb 14

Spring Valley, CA

#167 Mar 18, 2014
bran0406 wrote:
i wonder if the little hand held one could be ordered from radio shack online..
Radio Shack here says it can be ordered online, but if a person is going to all the trouble to order a microscope, I would think going the next step would be wise, so they can better see details of what they are looking at by ordering a digital microscope, but then it will also will cost around $25.00 or more for a digital microscope, where as a hand held microscope will cost approx.$8. and up.

There are merits to both microscopes...low cost & portability of the hand held vs being able to video or take photos and being able to make the image much larger to see detail are benefits of a digital microscope. I'd say in you are going to be on the go a lot and buying things where you need to see detail before buying (like when buying precious stones, or you are a currency collector or geologist) and you have pretty good eye site, then I'd think buying a hand held non digital would be my 1st buy, but if you have a computer with an open USB port and your eyesight is poor and or you are going to be doing things where you'd like to see detail, like studying the difference between mites(or anything tiny), or doing things like detail model making, or sewing or looking at electronic circuits), where you will be doing most of your microscope use at home, then I'd buy the digital microscope 1st.

I am not sure how the microscope that works with the smartphone works, so you'd need read about it to be sure it would work for your needs...but it might work like both the handheld and the digital...it's worth a few min. to read up on it.

The main point is, do yourself a big favor and get a microscope so you can be sure what you are dealing with. That is the only way you are going to get correct treatment to get well. After all....for a moment...lets to go to extremes here....Would you would wrap your ankle in an ace bandage just because your joints ached, if you had the flu? In both cases you have achy muscles, but different causes. Same idea with Scabies or bird mites or morgellons, etc. Your symptoms can seem like one thing and yet end up being another, so they would need to be treated somewhat differently. Yes, some parts of the treatment would be the same. Just like if you have the flu you'd want to stay in bed off your feet, you'd do the same thing if you sprained an ankle....but the next steps would be different depending upon what you have. So if you had the flu you'd drink a lot of water and eat soup, but that would do nothing for a sprained ankle...you see what I mean?

That is why Bran and I and a number of others are encouraging all of you to get a microscope.If money is the concern, look at getting one of the really inexpensive hand held microscopes and have someone else help you look at your bites if your eye site is not very good. Then you can buy a better digital one when you have more money. The point is, if you are not getting better on your own, or even with the help of a Dr., then if you want to get well, you need to invest some time & a bit of money into helping yourself by finding out what you have (by looking at it under a microscope), then armed with that knowledge, start researching what others with your same problem have done to get themselves well.
Anon

Newcastle, Australia

#170 Mar 19, 2014
So does TTO kill the scabies ?
Anon

Newcastle, Australia

#171 Mar 19, 2014
SixteenAndScabied wrote:
Ok so i'm a teenager (16 to be exact) and i just recently found out i have scabies... and they are likee... EVERYWHERE.... well ya know mostly where they are suppose to be ... I havent diagnosed any burrows yet so i think im still in the early stage of it but i want to know if there are any effective creams or sprays i can buy at pharmacies rather than expensive medicine from my doctor. I dont like the itching on my genitals its very very uncomfortable so are than any FOR SURE curing creams that are known? I really want this to go away PLEASEEE HELP

Have you gotten rid of it yet?
Time Machine

Auburn, WA

#173 Apr 21, 2014
Hi All:

I am a science teacher and did an experiment on myself with Tree Tea Oil sold by RightAid. Yep it DOES kill the scabies mite on contact! I had been invaded by the mites in December and Permathrin 5% did not kill 100%. So by April I was at my wits end. Got some strong 100% TTO and followed instruction on the box.(Shower and apply). Yep they are now all dead and the sores are looking much better now!
shy

San Pedro, Philippines

#174 Apr 24, 2014
conversation too meaningfull. 5mos ago my derma says that i have scabies. til now they live on my body and its too itchy.. i dont know what to do.. i just read this conversation and i try to use tea tree oil body scrub.. still observing if its working.. any suggestion for medicine or anything that may help to kill it.. tnx
petrina

La Porte, TX

#175 May 4, 2014
what percent of tea tree oil do I use with water to treat my furniture?

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