Injury: Jellyfish sting. 2 cases

Fig.1. Bluebottle (jellyfish) sting from under the bell (head).  Wheatgrass extract applied. 
Fig.1. Bluebottle (jellyfish) sting from under the bell (head).  Wheatgrass extract applied. 
Fig.2. 1 hour and 15 minutes later wound is pain-free  and rash barely visible.
Fig.2. 1 hour and 15 minutes later wound is pain-free  and rash barely visible.
Fig.1.  Abdominal stings from jellyfish tentacles. Wheatgrass extract applied.
Fig.1.  Abdominal stings from jellyfish tentacles. Wheatgrass extract applied.
Fig.2.  30 minutes later, no pain, no visible rash.
Fig.2.  30 minutes later, no pain, no visible rash.

The Victim's Wife Reports:

Gary sprayed wheatgrass extract on his bluebottle sting at 6.30pm ish. His severe lower back pain (side-effect of sting) settled down within 20 minutes. The sting welt on his leg (that was the full body of the bluebottle not just the tentacle) had settled down by 90% within 1 hour and 15 mins. The ones on his stomach had fully gone within 30 mins. We sprayed on all areas twice.

H.S. Australia 26 Jan 2016

Jellyfish (bluebottle) sting. Rapid pain relief

Before wheatgrass extract. Large welts are clearly visible.
Before wheatgrass extract. Large welts are clearly visible.
20 minutes after wheatgrass extract applied. Welts are beginning to settle & pain easing.
20 minutes after wheatgrass extract applied. Welts are beginning to settle & pain easing.

From the patient: Hello, please find following the before and after pics as requested. The first photo was taken approx 5 mins after being stung by bluebottles. The second photo is approximately 20 minutes after (at home). My husband usually has a bad reaction to bluebottles, the pain and welting can last days. He probably had to use the spray a couple of times after the initial application. But it was completely gone within hours instead of days.

We have been using wheatgrass for over 10 years, initially purchasing it as our children had molluscum warts. We’ve continued to use it over the years for many different skin ailments, most recently finding that it works very well in helping with the healing of sea ulcers.

T.A. Australia. 21 February 2016

Dr. Chris Reynolds.

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