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Thuja for molluscum contagiosum

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paneer Thu 28-Nov-13 21:25:12

Has anyone used this to treat MC for their child? If so where to buy it from and how much to give.

grotbags1 Fri 29-Nov-13 04:30:31

Hi I live abroad but I used a tincture on my 4 year olds MC that contains thuja as one of the ingredients. I believe it did help them go away quicker. Its called Zymaderm. I'm not sure if you can get in the UK or not. I believe (don't quote me here!) that thuja is homeopathic and you can get it in the homeopathic meds section at boots. I have also seen several threads on here about people using Molludab. Good luck :-)

paneer Sat 30-Nov-13 22:12:54

thanks. managed to get some from boots. and trying Epsom salts in the bath and doing tea tree. hopefully it will help. if not will consider molludub but heard it is painful sad

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