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Benefits Of Using Lemon On Skin
Is applying lemon juice on hands for getting rid of tan safe?are there chances of white spots on skin?
NO: Lemon juice does no harm but it may not be doing any good either. Why do you use it to begin with? ...Read more
Aloe vera: Aloe vera can be used as a burn treatment. It contains anti-inflammatory acids. Aloe vera soothes inflammed, burned skin and irritated skin and reduces the chance of skin infections. ...Read more
Not particularly: Besides irritation at the site of use, you are unlikely to have many issues with tea tree oil used topically. ...Read more
Scars or Stains: All too often, patients refer to staining, or discoloration of the skin as scars. They are not. A scar is a dermal process (deeper in the skin) that resulting in depressions (depressed or boxcar scars) or deeper pits (pitted scars). Scars are not helped much, if at all, by any topical remedy. Stains, on the other hand, are. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Wash area morning and night. And use a non-comodonal lotion. ...Read more
I blend a piece of aloe vera with the skin on with fruits and milk, it there any health risk with the aloe?
Yes: Aloe vera, while a great home remedy used on skin for treating sunburn, can have toxic properties when ingested. The sap from the aloe vera contains aloin, which can cause irritation of the intestines leading to diarrhea. Misuse may lead to severe electrolyte loss, which is why the fda has banned the use of aloin in over-the-counter laxatives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I use holland and Barrett 99.9% aloe Vera gel on face and on teeth and gums. What are the benefits?
Benefits of cleansing on daily basis?Benefits of exfoliation twice a week?Skin type: CombinationAge 24
More information required: Washing ones face and skin with soaps such as Dove or oatmeal based soaps followed by light sesame seed oil prior to completely drying the skin helps to protect skin. Avoid harsh substances such as pumice or home-made soaps on face and other sensitive body areas. It is difficult to provide a more specific reply as the type of substances being utilized by you are not specified. ...Read more
Do home remedies like mixing gram flour, lime juice and some curd on the affected area on a regular basis gives best results against skin tanning?
Sun block vs Acids: The use of sun blocks or simple avoidance or minimizing exposure are your best methods of preventing skin tanining. If you are referring to preventing sun burn, i would not recommend lime juice nor curd which may contain citric acid and lactic acids repectively, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I don't believe: there are any "side effects or drawbacks" from the use of this "essential" oil on your face and neck HOWEVER I cannot find any scientifically based studies on the BENEFITS of such treatment! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
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