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elephant skin used as traditional cure for eczema


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Posted 23 January 2017 - 08:01 AM

this one comes from Myanmar  but these practices can be regional

 

so they say that elephant skin can be burnt , then the ashes are mixed with coconut oil and used as a cream for eczema

 

the skin now sells for USD 5.25 per square inch

 

I am not medically qualified , but something with ash could  easily irritate an already sore skin

 

how about using the coconut oil  and some soothing herbs , leaving the elephants alone

 

getting elephant skin would have a higher risk of getting caught , it would be easier to get from domesticated animals

 

please see THE SKIN CURE FAD THREATENING MYANMAR'S ELEPHANTS  21 JAN 2017 AFP  at asiaone news


Edited by COSMIC RHINO, 23 January 2017 - 08:10 AM.

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