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Doctor insights on: Benefits Of Grape Seed Oil

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What good effects does grape seed oil have?

What good effects does grape seed oil have?

Anti-oxidant: Some compounds in grape seed extract may be effective in relieving symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency. Studies show beneficial effects of grape seed extract for diabetic retinopathy . Components may benefit the heart or help prevent cognitive decline, Alzheimer's disease. ...Read more

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Can babies eat grape seed oil?

Can babies eat grape seed oil?

Breast or Formula: Babies should only be fed breast milk or formula. Your doctor can tell you when it is ok to add other foods. Supplements should be limited to recommended vitamins for breast fed babies and other medicines as prescribed by the doctor. ...Read more

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Is grape seed oil safe to feed babies?

Is grape seed oil safe to feed babies?

Massage your baby: Grape seed oil is great for massaging your baby. As an oil, it's as safe as any vegetable oil. For babies under 4 months i avoid anything but breast milk or formula. If you want to use grape seed oil to cook food for your baby, it's fine, but we actually encourage saturated fats for children under 2 years old. ...Read more

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What oil is better for cooking (i.e., stir frying) -- olive oil or grape seed oil?

What oil is better for cooking (i.e., stir frying) -- olive oil or grape seed oil?

Olive oil: Olive oil is one of the best oils you can use. It is a big part of the Mediterranean diet which is considered to be one of the most heart healthy diets around. ...Read more

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Will grape seed oil help a newborn babies dry skin?

Will grape seed oil help a newborn babies dry skin?

Grapeseed oil: Grapeseed oil can be safely used on infants with dry skin. Make sure the oil isnt too old. Otherwise he might smell like a winery. ...Read more

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Is there a best time in a day to take a fish oil softgels and grape seed extract capsules?

Is there a best time in a day to take a fish oil softgels and grape seed extract capsules?

Why taking?: The real questions is why are you taking them in the first place? You would be better off getting your fish oil from wild salmon for a number of reasons including vitamin d, healthy saturated fat, astaxanthin, etc. Grape seed extract can be found in grapes. You need these products if you eat right. As to your specific question, any time of day is fine, but earlier is better. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best time in a day to take a fish oil softgels and grape seed extract capsules?

Could you tell me what's the best time in a day to take a fish oil softgels and grape seed extract capsules?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil as there is a paucity of data, any time you like unless someone proves otherwise. ...Read more

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Experts, might someone recommend diluting lavender oil with grape-seed oil for acne?

No: Get something that's evidence based along with whatever herbal remedy you've decided to spend your money on. Benzoyl peroxide first. Failing this, get with your physician. We can manage all acne today. You deserve the benefits of 21st century science rather than folk medicine, no matter how glitzy and "natural is better" the ads are. ...Read more

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Is a supplement that combines grape seed, ginseng, and goji safe to use with gingko biloba 400mg and fish oil?

Is a supplement that combines grape seed, ginseng, and goji safe to use with gingko biloba 400mg and fish oil?

Yes if no problems: If you are healthy, have good liver function, and are not undergoing any surgical procedures. Those substances should be fine to combine, although there are no studies of that particular combination. ...Read more

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Patient had cauterized her nose in ER but her nose still bleeds any remedies such as grape seed oil might help if put inside nose thanks in advance ?

Patient had cauterized her nose in ER but her nose still bleeds any remedies such as grape seed oil might help if put inside nose thanks in advance ?

Nose bleed: Hello, i would recommend an afrin (oxymetazoline) soaked cotton ball be placed in the side that was cauterized. Replace this as needed. Keep your head back with your nose pointed to the ceiling. Blood, drainage and clots will pass to the back of your throat. Just spit these out. This position will decrease the blood flow to the nose and stop the bleeding. ...Read more

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How many days before a (big) tattoo should I stop Plavix (clopidogrel) and other blood thinning supplements (fish oil, bilberry extract, grape seed extract, etc.)?

How many days before a (big) tattoo should I stop Plavix (clopidogrel) and other blood thinning supplements (fish oil, bilberry extract, grape seed extract, etc.)?

Don't stop plavix!: First, check with your doctor who prescribes the plavix (clopidogrel) for you. If it is being taken for a heart stent that was placed less than a year ago, you CANNOT stop the plavix (clopidogrel) for any reason. Also, be very cautious about using ANY other supplements along with your prescription medicines, especially other blood thinners. Be sure your doctor knows exactly what you are taking, including supplements. ...Read more

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What benefits can we get from grape-seed?

What benefits can we get from grape-seed?

Antioxidant: Grape seeds are a great source of oligomeric proanthocyanidins, among the most powerful antioxidants. There is evidence that they can boost immune function, improve circulation, lower cholesterol & blood pressure, and prevent cancer, diabetes and alzheimer's disease. More research is needed but it is very safe, non-toxic & worth trying. See www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/grape-seed-000254.Htm. ...Read more

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Could it be okay to give grape seed extract to children?

Could it be okay to give grape seed extract to children?

Grape seed extract: is generally reported to be a safe and well tolerated herb and no adverse events have been reported from it's use in my reference. However, safety and efficacy in children and its use during pregnancy and lactation is not well established. It may interfere with iron absorption, but definite evidence of this is lacking. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's safe to give grape seed extract to children?

Can you explain if it's safe to give grape seed extract to children?

Grape Seed Extract: Grape seed extracts are not recommended for children. Whole grapes, however, make a healthy and safe snack for children. They contain strong antioxidants. Antioxidants can damage cells an even cause cell death. ...Read more

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Does grape seed extract have a warming / cooling effect?

Either: It can be whichever way you would like it to be. ...Read more

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How long can I take vit A, E, C and B-complex without having a break? What about Grape Seed Extract?

How long can I take vit A, E, C and B-complex without having a break? What about Grape Seed Extract?

Your entire life: By definition vitamins are substances essential for health. While our bodies can store A & E, we can not store C and B vitamins (except B12) so we need those every single day (from diet and/or supplements). These are all very safe so you never need a break. Grape Seed Extract contains beneficial antioxidants and is also safe and non-toxic, so no break is needed. See http://tinyurl.com/pgxt9ep ...Read more

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Is grape seed extract safe for patients with lupus?

Is grape seed extract safe for patients with lupus?

Probably: There is no absolute reason that you can not take it. A recent article showed that it had a preventive effect in squamous cell carcinoma cancer prevention. ...Read more

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Can taking anioxidents like acai and grape seed extract help clean drugs out of you and your unborn baby?

Can taking anioxidents like acai and grape seed extract help clean drugs out of you and your unborn baby?

No: Avoid herbal supplements during pregnancy. Many have not been studied in pregnancy for effect and dosing and may cause you and your unborn baby some untoward effects. Stick with your prenatal vitamins. These are enough and stay off illicit drugs at all times, during and after the pregnancy. Good luck! ...Read more

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My hb level is 16.8 i'm eating multi with 10 mg iron. Is eating grape seed extract will reduce hb level or eating high antitoxidant supplements ??

My hb level is 16.8 i'm eating multi with 10 mg iron. Is eating grape seed extract will reduce hb level or eating high antitoxidant supplements ??

Stop the multi and:: I don;t know if you are a man or woman or your age; if a man that's normal, if a woman a bit high. Don't take iron supplements unless a premenopausal woman. If a man or postmenopausal woman switch to a multi without iron. Grape seed extract won't reduce Hb level. Antioxidants may help as iron is a pro-oxidant. The only reliable way to reduce Hb is to donate blood, which reduces heart attack risk. ...Read more