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on Mint (or Menthol?) Shampoo
Hi Ed, Hope you are
Please read below
feedback I sent to original source (I mailed you about their shampoo) and
If you log onto their
web page there's more information on the products they can supply and I
think they do mail order. Their web page address is www.originalsource.co.uk.
I'm very impressed with this company at the moment. They make no claims to
improve any dermatological problems but I've certainly found they help
I've recently been on
a high dose course of antibiotics for sinusitis and as a result my P was
flaming. I've started using their shower gel and the intense burning /
itch / pain has gone. It may be that the antibiotics are leaving my
system, but I've never known it to calm down this quickly. I'm going to
try some more of their range so I'll let you know how I get on.
My best wishes go to
you and my fellow flakers for Christmas & the New Year. -Vix
To Original Source
first started using your products this year. I suffer from psoriasis and
my scalp was about 90% covered at the time. The itch was so bad it was
painful, this is why I tried your Mint & Tea tree shampoo &
conditioner — to try and relieve the itch. It worked, but what I've also
had is almost full clearance of my scalp psoriasis — it hasn't been this
good for years. As what my
doctor has been giving me stopped working to any great effect long ago, I
have to put it down to the shampoo etc. I'm going to start trying the rest
of your range but in the meantime — Thank you.
Only another psoriatic would understand the relief & for gods
sake don't change the formulation please!
Response from Original
Source to Vix:
you for your lovely e-mail and I'm so pleased one of our products seems to
have really helped your psoriasis. We've
actually been told this by a number of customers over the years so I'm
really pleased it's working for you as well.
We actually do tea tree & mint in all our other products as
well so you can buy it in deods, facial products, shower and shave gels,
bath foams, hand washes, body washes etc etc.
Also, our gels have been dermatologically tested and found to be
safe amongst patients with sensitive skins and who are eczema prone.
we can always continue to help you and also that you have a Happy
Christmas and New Year.
Thanks for keeping us up-to-date, Vix.
In response to your earlier posting here about Original Source
shampoo, Sherry S. wrote that Neutrogena
T/Gel shampoo also comes with a menthol-laced version.
Original Source’s product
appears to overlap its help for scalp P in (maybe) two ways:
(1) Menthol (and perhaps in this case, mint) applied to skin
provides a sensation that tends to override (or temporarily cancel out)
itch. Derms have suggested
out-of-control scalp P is often associated with unrelenting scratching —
so itch relief is a boon. (2)
Tea tree oil on its own is a respected natural P palliative (search on
“tea tree” from the home
page, here). As usual with
natural palliatives, some people respond very well, others have a
short-lived improvement and the remainder of us may notice no difference.
We really don’t know until we’ve tried.