Skin: Molluscum – Beetle juice (cantharone) damage

Case No.1.

Large, inflamed molluscum spots, some pus-filled. due to cantherone.
Large, inflamed molluscum spots, some pus-filled. due to cantherone.
9 days later, lesions have flattened & some have almost disappeared. Less  Less inflammation & pus is no longer present.
9 days later, lesions have flattened & some have almost disappeared. Less Less inflammation & pus is no longer present.

Mother’s Story:

"My daughter B is doing very well.  Wheatgrass extract has made a huge difference to her molluscums and I’m really glad I bought it. When they applied Cantharone (acidy stuff) on her lesions of her abdomen and legs they had blistered up and left raw skin after popping which was very painful."

I had just received wheatgrass extract around that time and started using it straight away. Before that I had noticed little molluscums started forming again so just as well i received it right away. I applied it everyday and noticed after a week the difference. It stopped spreading and growing any further. I am still religiously applying wheatgrass.

Case No. 2.

Painful burns in a 2 year old child one day after treatment with Cantharone for molluscum spots which are clearly visible.
Painful burns in a 2 year old child one day after treatment with Cantharone for molluscum spots which are clearly visible.
After 9 days daily treatment with Wheatgrass extract, the burns have completely healed, mild skin discoloration persists and the child is pain free. Molluscum spots have almost disappeared.
After 9 days daily treatment with Wheatgrass extract, the burns have completely healed, mild skin discoloration persists and the child is pain free. Molluscum spots have almost disappeared.

Dr. Chris Reynolds’ comment about using cantharone:

The Food and Drug Adminstiration in the United States considers Cantharone (cantharadin) to be “dangerous” and “an extremely toxic chemical”. They have not approved its use. By comparison, wheatgrass extract is shown here to be effective without damaging the child's skin.

Cantharone (cantharidin) is extracted from beetles and is sometimes used for killing the wart virus. It is also very expensive. By comparison, molluscum in most cases, responds well to wheatgrass, which is non-toxic, safe and easy to apply.

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