- Little Jo Wheek
Peter Gurney, may he rest in peace, had numerous dangerous treatments listed on his site. I understand wanting a more holistic approach, as I continuously am researching and using many holistic treatments, but there are safe and dangerous treatments out there. People should inform themselves with proven medical documentation and knowledge of physiology, not word-of-mouth breeder treatments.
Tea tree oil is indeed toxic. There are much better options. Fungal infections by and large are secondary problems, so not only does the fungus need to be treated (topically is best and safest), but the underlying cause needs to be resolved as well.
You say a fungal infection and that is about it, I believe. If you have said so, please re-inform.
What makes you think it is fungal in nature? What does it look like? What is infected? How long has this been going on? We need more info, please.
Do you have a good camera? Can you take a picture?
I wish I could figure out how to send pictures. Right now it doesn't look like much other than hair loss because I've kept up with treatment and she has healthy looking skin right now. But, since she is prone to fungus, I would like to know more about "underlying causes". Thanks. Hope this was helpful.
Now, her name doesn't fit her. She likes to lounge lying across my whole belly with her legs stretched out on either end of her. Her feet reach from side to side on me. She is a real lover.
Here is the Mom and babies, ( Isn't she sweet? )
The three babies: Very cute.
Pogolysmom, I didn't post the one of daughter, in case of privacy. If you want me to, let me know. I wanted ask permission.
-You should try posting them yourself, it is not too hard. :)
I have used tea tree oil for fungal infection.
Tea tree oil has been utilized generally as a topical germ-free and antifungal treatment. One examination found that a weakening of tea tree oil filled in and also 5% benzoyl peroxide in controlling the side effects of skin break out. It gives off an impression of being viable with toenail organism.
There is no reason to use Tea Tree Oil when there are safer and much more effective treatments available.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tea_tree_oilTea tree oil is poisonous when taken internally, possibly causing drowsiness, confusion, hallucinations, coma, unsteadiness, weakness, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach upset, blood cell abnormalities, and severe rashes. Tea tree oil should not be used in or around the mouth.
There are other reputable sources for this information also. Poison.org, Mayo Clinic, toxnet.nlm.nih.gov, petpoisonhelpline.com,etc.
How Severely Poisonous Is Tea Tree Oil? - Quora
Because of its complex and variable composition of between 60 and 100 terpenes, and the ... Tea tree oil toxicity is equal to 1.9 g per kilogram, or about 1/5 teaspoon per pound of body weight. This is considered a lethal dose in 50% of ...