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Doctor insights on: Benefits Lavender Soap

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Is it safe to apply lavender essential oil soap to your gentials?

Why would you?: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or oil that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. Many alternative practices, oils etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. Nor safe. Some could do serious harm. Check https://nccih. Nih. Gov/
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I use this acne face wash on my face. How else can I get rid of acne? Does lavender soap help?

I use this acne face wash on my face. How else can I get rid of acne? Does lavender soap help?

Depends on product: What's in the face wash? Is it a synthetic detergent or does it contain benzoyl peroxide? Mild detergents can be combined with other treatments such as benzoyl peroxide and antibiotics to help heal acne lesions. Avoid harsh soaps that may irritate the skin. See your family doctor or a dermatologist to find a treatment program that is best for you. ...Read more

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What is benefit of a musk brand of soap?

What is benefit of a musk brand of soap?

Scent: Jergens musk soap reportedly leaves the skin quite soft with a lingering musk scent. A number of companies make musk soap with a variety of ingredients (i.e. Goat milk). Scent and skin softness/ moisture are reported benefits. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of using bar soap vs liquid soap?

None: All soaps work the same way, by dissolving salts and oils. Whether the soap is liquid or bar they do the same thing. ...Read more

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What is the benefit of deoderant soap? Does it kill all bad ones or just decrease count? Is purel better?

What is the benefit of deoderant soap? Does it kill all bad ones or just decrease count? Is purel better?

Let us see: In your stick of deodorant and deodorant soap that makes them antibacterial. It and its partner triclocarbon are antimicrobial agents that inhibit the growth of bacteria and other microbes on your skin. They can be found in everything from different toothbrushes and toothpastes -- to keep gingivitis at bay -- to some brands of socks and paint. I think it better than deoderant in killing the germs. ...Read more

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I am allergic to pine trees, but nothing severe. Can I use pine tar soap? I've heard of its many benefits.

I am allergic to pine trees, but nothing severe. Can I use pine tar soap? I've heard of its many benefits.

Try small area first: Assuming you have true allergy to pine tree, I would suspect that pine tar soap may cause some symptoms although it may only be mild. You could certainly try the soap on a small part of your skin. If it does not cause symptoms then you should be fine. ...Read more

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I cannot taste nor can I smell due to the nerves of such senses being severed from my brain. Would I still benefit from smells of lavender and such?

I cannot taste nor can I smell due to the nerves of such senses being severed from my brain. Would I still benefit from smells of lavender and such?

Not very likely.: The benefits of aromatherapy are due partly to the psychological connections that we have with smells. If you are unable to smell, then aromatherapy such as with lavender is not likely to be very helpful. ...Read more

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What is a SOAP note?

What is a SOAP note?

Medical Note: S= subjective, O = Objective, A = Assessment & T = Plan. ...Read more

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What are the advantages of lux soap?

Lux soap: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What happens if you eat a piece of soap?

Depends: On the ingredients in the specific soap. ...Read more

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I have had allergic reactions to lavender and I am wondering if lavandin is ok?

I have had allergic reactions to lavender and I am wondering if lavandin is ok?

Probably not: Lavender oil is from the species lavandula augustifolia (english or common lavender). Lavandin oil is from the hybrid species "lavandula hybrida" which is a cross of lavandula augustiflolia (english or common lavender) and lavandula latifolia (spike lavender) so many of the coonsituents of the oils are the same and can cause the same allergic reaction that you developed with lavender oil. ...Read more

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Effects to drinking lavender?

Effects to drinking lavender?

Essential Oils: Lavender essential oils should not be ingested. Symptoms of poisoning can include: problems breathing, burning eyes and throa, t abdominal pain with emesis and bloody loose stools as well as blurring of vision. ...Read more

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What soap is good for dry skin?

What soap is good for dry skin?

Soap: Less drying soaps such as dove unscented or non soap cleansers such as cereve are considered less drying and irritating for sensitive skin. ...Read more

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What is pine tar soap used for?

What is pine tar soap used for?

Inflamed skin.: Pine tar has been used in soaps, shampoos, ointments and shaving products to sooth inflamed skin conditions. ...Read more

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What is soap in soap suds enema?

What is soap in soap suds enema?

Irritant. Don't use: Soap is soap. Soap suds enemas are highly irritating to the lining of the rectum and colon. Aside from causing a bowel movement can cause a whopping inflammation (colitis). Tap water enemas or store bought phosphate enemas are safer (check with md, especially if history of heart, kidney, liver trouble). Oil retention enemas are lubricant. ...Read more

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What is a good face wash or soap?

What is a good face wash or soap?

2% Salicylic acid: Get the neutrogena or walmart generic equivalent if you are thrifty. It comes in the clear bottle and is orange. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of a soap enema?

What are the dangers of a soap enema?

What are benefits?: Why are you performing it? If constipation, general recommendation: approximate more of a squatting position to facilitate easier passage of stool. Bring a small step in front of the commode, bring your feet up. Back in the wild, animals squat. Toilets are great, but not optimal position for defecation. Enemas bring diarrhea, irritation of the colon wall. Try more fiber in the diet. ...Read more

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Does peppermint soap help clear skin?

Does peppermint soap help clear skin?

No: There is no evidence that peppermint soap will clear your skin. If you like the smell that's the only reason to use it. ...Read more

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What is the medical use of lavender oil?

What is the medical use of lavender oil?

Many: Lavender essential oil has been used to induce sleep & to reduce anxious tension. It may reduce musculo-skeletal pain through massage & is used for skin care. It can be added to a vaporizer for respiratory inflammation. It is used for removal of lice & has antiseptic effects. It can improve digestive problems. ...Read more

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How to check if cleanser is soap free?

How to check if cleanser is soap free?

Is there a label?: Is there a label on the product which lists the ingredients? Does the manufacturer have a website? Can you do an internet search on the product? What are your concerns about using soap free products? Do you have an allergy to soap? I see you are in Punjab. You can just buy some moong and/or chana flour and use that as a scrub. It is inexpensive, natural, and doesn't strip the oils from the skin ...Read more

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Can using a new type of soap cause a UTI?

Can using a new type of soap cause a UTI?

Yes and no: Soap can cause irritation that may be sensed as a UTI.
Recommend trying Dove soap, Luvena, or no soap at all to was vagina/urethral area. ...Read more

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What to do if your child drink dish soap?

What to do if your child drink dish soap?

Call Poison Control: Call 1-800-222-1222. That is the number for poison control. You should call them for information on overdosages of substances or medications for exact answers. ...Read more

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Could bar soap in the shower cause a uti?

Could bar soap in the shower cause a uti?

No: Bars of soap do not cause urinary tract infections. Urinary tract infections in general are caused by bacteria that ascend up through the urethral and into the bladder where they start to multiply. ...Read more

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What will happen if a child swallows soap?

What will happen if a child swallows soap?

Usually harmless: Most soaps are nontoxi. If you feel your child has ingested a significant amount, give them milk or water to dilute the soap. Call 911 for vomiting and diarrhea. ...Read more