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Jackson M-Folia Products
Ed: I've been enjoying your
site for the past few weeks and thought I'd share. I'm 35 and had my first
P-outbreak in 1986 while I was spending my junior year abroad, in England.
My body may have been stressed from all the partying I was doing, but I
thought I was having the happiest time of my life!
was always pretty manageable until I had my first child in 1999. Since
then, it's been awful, and because I've been nursing, various
dermatologists were reluctant to prescribe anything too strong. I did the
Ultravate / Cormax / Dovonex routine for awhile last year, but each time I
stopped, the P only came back — with a vengeance. It basically covers my
legs and forearms and is creeping upwards to my tush and back/hips. About
a month ago, the smallish red spots on my lower legs coalesced into large,
flaming red patches. Then, it all started scaling.
desperation, I did a quick search on the net and decided to try M-Folia. I
ordered three types of topicals from Taylor Jackson and have been using
them for almost three weeks. I also started taking 2000 mg of flax seed
about two weeks, the scaling was greatly diminished and the color was
fading. The M-Folia/Flax Oil combo seems to be working, very slowly but
turns out my brother has psoriasis too and recently went to a new
dermatologist who cleared him up. He's been very tight-lipped about the
treatment he was prescribed, but that's just the way he is. I plan to
visit this dermatologist and see what he has to offer.
planning to have and nurse one more child, so I'm hanging on and hoping
that by the time I'm finished, there will be an effective, safe treatment
and I can get some relief.
for the support and information! Best, -Sue H.
Response: You’re welcome,
Sue. Thanks for telling us
about your experience with Taylor
Jackson M-Folia products (click to see the M-Folia page at TJ’s web
we all know P is a disease (or condition if you’re in a good
mood) that defies most therapies, it’s also true that it is not helped
and probably made worse by poor basic skin care.
other contexts I’ve written about my skin problems before P, so
I’m disinclined to elaborate here — let’s just say my skin has been
mad at me for most of my life. Many
doctors told me through the years that I should do this or that — not do
this or that — to maintain the healthiest skin possible.
But because I had grown used to rashes, vitiligo, dandruff,
eczema-style outbreaks from childhood on, I did not take most
recommendations to heart. Dry
skin? Who cares!
know now that I was fostering the best possible environment for my P to
finally erupt. Nowadays I study the red crusty plaques and think “What
possible good could a little lotion do?”
I tend to forget there’s healthy skin in other places that stands
a better chance of staying that way if I keep it clean (sans soap
and hard scrubbing), properly nourished and moist.
the Taylor Jackson M-Folia site I found this particularly interesting:
the homeopathic tablets are interesting at large, I was particularly taken
by the expression “Cruelty-free,” which I’ve never heard in the
context of an ingestible. I’m
presuming this means no animals were harmed in the manufacture of the
product? If anyone knows this
expression means something else, please email me.
in touch, Sue, and let us know how you continue to fare on your
M-folia/Flax Oil combo.
hope for an effective treatment that won’t threaten pregnancy is
certainly not far-fetched. There
are so many possibilities in the research-works right now, I wouldn’t be
at all surprised. -Ed