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What is use of tablets containing bee pollen, granular, honey, stearic acid, silica and royal jelly?

What is use of tablets containing bee pollen, granular, honey, stearic acid, silica and royal jelly?

Unknown Supplement: This is definitely not a prescribed medication. It has nothing in the ingredients list that would have any medical or health benefit. It is probably one of the thousands of fraudulent products designed by herbal or 'supplement' factories to sell to gullible humans. ...Read more

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How to blend peru balsam into a carrier oil?

How to blend peru balsam into a carrier oil?

I have no idea: but a suggestion......Pharmacists are trained to "compound" chemicals in usable forms ("vehicles") Ask yours! Hope the suggestion is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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Does this affect my Skyla at all? Natural Change Blend SP-7D (red clover black cohosh pomegranate red raspberry wild yam fenugreek seed butternut fennel)

Does this affect my Skyla at all? Natural Change Blend SP-7D (red clover black cohosh pomegranate red raspberry wild yam fenugreek seed butternut fennel)

Probably not.: Although it sounds as though it probably would not affect it, nutritional supplements are not tested or overseen by any regulatory agency, so it is impossible to know for sure what you're getting. You should discuss any potential interactions with your OB/GYN. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Hi,I am trying for baby more than a year.i found fertile aid medicine.it hv got red clover,Siberian ginseng root extract,chaste tree berry,ginkgo?

Hi,I am trying for baby more than a year.i found fertile aid medicine.it hv got red clover,Siberian ginseng root extract,chaste tree berry,ginkgo?

May need: to see a fertility specialist. To make sure everything is functioning well. Also will provide educational information for you and your partner ...Read more

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What's tea tree oil for?

What's tea tree oil for?

Herbal remedy: Tea tree oil derived from the melaleuca tree is used as a topical antiseptic for bacterial and fungal infections. I can't tell you if its effective or not. It's also used as a substitute for tea. There are in expensive effective otc antibacterial and antifungal creams & ointments that can be used just as easily and that are known to be effective. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would tea tree oil help clear up acne?

Hi docs, would tea tree oil help clear up acne?

Adjunct only: It's a moderate estrogen and this is probably how it works. It's given men growth of their breast tissue. Your best rx for acne is topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated plus, if required, your physician's prescription-strength medication. ...Read more

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I'm 10 weeks pregnant and have been using desert essence tea tree oil toothpaste. Is tree oil toothpaste harmful in pregnancy?

I'm 10 weeks pregnant and have been using desert essence tea tree oil toothpaste. Is tree oil toothpaste harmful in pregnancy?

Not a fan...: I am not aware of any adverse effects on pregnancy from tree oil products. They are derived from the indian "neem" tree which was thought to have ayurvedic antiseptic properties... Unfortunately a large percentage of indians suffer from severe periodontal disease anyway... The fact that it has no Fluoride protection doesn't help the cause either, unless you are using a separate Fluoride rinse... ...Read more

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Is freshly fertilized grass poisonous?

Is freshly fertilized grass poisonous?

No: Fertilization is done with nitrogen rich chemicals not strictly poisonous but obnoxious and potentially allergenic. Best not to play around until the fertilizer is absorbed by watering the lawn or until the next rainfall. ...Read more

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Allergic contact dermatitis from tea tree oil? Is that common?

Allergic contact dermatitis from tea tree oil?  Is that common?

It happens, : It is not very common only because not too many people use it. I only see those that have problems with tea tree oil. Among all the causes of contact dermatitis it is not common. ...Read more

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I used a new line of products on my face/had bad allergic reaction/breakout to: Tea Tree Blemish Kit by The Body Shop, ingredients online! help!!!!!

I used a new line of products on my face/had bad allergic reaction/breakout to: Tea Tree Blemish Kit by The Body Shop, ingredients online! help!!!!!

Allergic Rash: If you are concerned about a possible reaction to a beauty care product I would make an appointment to see an Allergist for patch vs skin testing to determine risk. Take a picture of your reaction and bring the product in with you to appointment. Sometimes people can become sensitized (allergic contact dermatitis) to various ingredients commonly found in products used at home. ...Read more

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Does tea tree oil treat lice?

Does tea tree oil treat lice?

Tea Tree Oil: Although tea tree oil is generally considered safer than other treatments for head lice, caution should still be employed when using it. While very few people have a sensitivity or allergy specific to tea tree oil, it is not impossible. If irritation occurs, stop use immediately. Usually safe for skin, tea tree oil is toxic when consumed. ...Read more

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Is meat from natural grass fed goat or sheep better for health vs broiler farm raised chicken. A local physician told this to me which was interesting?

Interesting.: There is no data to support this claim. Health does not have a single definition, so arguing which is more healthy is fruitless. ...Read more