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Mineral Oil vs. Murphy's Oil Soap?

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  1. MartyJMK

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    Posted 10 years ago
    Thu Apr 23 2009 9:12:26
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    I've been using mineral oil to isolate my bed, but according to my PCO, I'm not using enough in the containers at the bed feet. I've wiped my hardware store out of it, and I can't find it at the neighboring drugstores. I did find Murphy's Oil Soap in greater quantities which I know has been recommended. Any thoughts on what will work better? Should I start all over with fresh containers if I use Murphy's?

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    Posted 10 years ago
    Thu Apr 23 2009 9:18:44
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    If the legs are surrounded by the oil/soap in bowls don't see how they could climb up anything. Too slippery. An aside, my first (and so fired) PCO after three treatments gasped when I said I was isolating my bed legs in bowls of oil. He actually said "no, don't." He didn't want to deal with that thinking he would be treating me again. How inconvenient! What a mess!

    Yeah? Don't see him trying to sleep in my bed. Wait, that came out wrong, well you know. I mean "sleep" sleep. Well he won't be anywhere near my bed or house again.

    It's the only place I feel assured is safe, my bed, no thanks to mr. I could treat your house in 15 minutes.

    Portland, OR

    (thanks Adele for the feedback earlier, I so appreciate it.)

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    Posted 10 years ago
    Thu Apr 23 2009 9:34:57
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    Thanks Hoo! So it doesn't matter what kind of oil I use then? Yeah I know some PCOs don't like it to be used, but I'm just trying to get some sleep and still act as bait so the buggers will cross the chemicals that are down from my PCO.

    Haha, exactly, I think the worst part of this whole thing is being bait for mini-vampires nightly!

    Also, I was born in Portland and grew up in Vancouver! Hooray for the northwest! But sad to hear this is happening out there too....


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