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Doctor insights on: Birch Pine

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Are pine nuts healthy?

Check the link: I think there is helpful information available from this link. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/pine_nut#nutritional_information hope it is useful for you. ...Read more

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Are there any health benefits to eating pine nuts?

Are there any health benefits to eating pine nuts?

Yes: Pine Nuts – can help lower LDL cholesterol and ^ HDL. They contain vitamin E, B-vitamins & Manganese. They are a good source of phytochemicals and antioxidants. ...Read more

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Could taking pine bark extract help for inflammation?

Could taking pine bark extract help for inflammation?

Maybe (not) . . .: Most dietary supplements really don't have much proof of safety or effectiveness, despite being used for millennia. And while manufacturers & marketers make miraculous promises, most are based upon animal studies. Luckily, we do have human studies re pine bark extract. Unfortunately, most are too small or poorly designed to draw conclusions. Check out http://goo.gl/ktJsc0 & http://goo.gl/Qs3UWQ. ...Read more

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Does suvida's ultra maritime pine 120s help with rosacea?

Does suvida's ultra maritime pine 120s help with rosacea?

I am not aware : Of this being a standard therapy or of any documented double blind studies verifying its benefits. ...Read more

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What are tretments if you are allergic to pine or ceder?

What are tretments if you are  allergic to pine or ceder?

Tree pollen: For nasal symptoms, start with an otc antihistamine like Cetirizine or fexofenadine. Tree pollen commonly causes eye symptoms, too. Otc drops like alaway and zaditor (ketotifen) can help. If these don't work, try a prescription nasal spray like fluticasone. And if all that isn't helping, it's time to visit the allergist. ...Read more

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I am highly allergic to feta, pine nuts, and cashews. Is there a trend?

I am highly allergic to feta, pine nuts, and cashews. Is there a trend?

Not known: Not aware of such a trend although the incidence of food allergy especially to peanuts has been rising among children. ...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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How can I tell if an allergy to birch?

How can I tell if an allergy to birch?

Skin or blood test: If you have itchy eyes, runny/stuffy nose, sneezing spells etc in spring, you can get tested for birch pollen allergy. ...Read more

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What can smelling pine sol do to you while pregnant?

What can smelling pine sol do to you while pregnant?

Uncertain: I do not know. There are a number of pine sol products. The clorox company has a list of all of it's pine sol products at this site" http://www.Thecloroxcompany.Com/products/msds/. By pressing the particular pine sol product that was used it will bring up it's msds sheet. ...Read more

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Are there any pine derivatives in herceptin (trastuzumab)?

Are there any pine derivatives in herceptin (trastuzumab)?

Not that I am aware.: Herceptin (trastuzumab) is a bio-engineered monoclonal antibody treatment for her2 positive breast cancer patients. There are no known pine derivatives in this medicine of which I am aware. Hope that this is helpful. ...Read more

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Is pine tar poisonous to ingest?

Is pine tar poisonous to ingest?

Yes: A very small amount accidentally ingested should not be a problem. For ingestion of more then a very tiny amount you should get to a doctor or emergency room asap. No one should ever ingest pine tar intentionally. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have an allergy to birch wood?

How can I tell if I have an allergy to birch wood?

Tree allergy not all: Generally allergy to trees are to their pollen not the wood. The exception is the great western cedar. Otherwise saw dust is an irritant not an allergen. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Birch allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Birch allergy?

Birch allergy: An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. In this case the allergy would be to deciduous hardwood trees in the Betula genus. ...Read more

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I am allergic to birch pollen, is there a certain farm or time of year whn count is low?

I am allergic to birch pollen, is there a certain farm or time of year whn count is low?

Highest in spring: Birch trees pollinate from early march to late may depending on the geographical location. Birch pollen counts are usually low rest of the year. ...Read more

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For someone with a tree nut allergy would pine nuts cause a reaction?

For someone with a tree nut allergy would pine nuts cause a reaction?

Very possibly: Pine nuts are a type of tree nut and contain many of the same proteins as other tree nuts. It is very likely that you could have a problem with pine nuts if you have allergy to other tree nuts. ...Read more

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What is the disease from pine tree sap that causes respiratory failure?

What is the disease from pine tree sap that causes respiratory failure?

Asthma or fibrosis: Plicatic and abietic acids from cedar and pine resin cause direct damage to human epithelial cells and chronic exposure can lead to either occupational asthma or (if the worker's response is worse) can lead to pulmonary fibrosis. Woodworker's lung is the name for the fibrosis associated with the chronic inhalation of pine or cedar dust. ...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