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Calendula Essence Medication
Diagnosed with lymphoma. Earliest available appointment is three weeks. Should I wait or is time of the essence? B
Probably OK: It depends a lot on the exact type of lymphoma. If this is not a very aggressive type like burkitt lymphoma or lymphoblastic lymphoma, it may be okay for you to have your oncology appointment in 3 weeks, but the sooner the better. ...Read more
Omega 3 fish oil: Omega 3 fish oil is very effective anti inflammatory for arthritis. You need to take an excellent quality fish oil with a high amy of epa and dha. You can take up to 8 grams per day. Start slowly and increase by 1 gram per day. Go to my website to order an excellent brand. 2 pills equal 4 pills of many other brands: www. Nutrametrix. Com/myramd. ...Read more
Flaxseed for arthrit: There are no botanicals or oils scientifically shown to prevent the advancement of arthritis, but flax seed taken as 2 tablespoons of flax seed meal per day has been shown in some studies to decrease pain of arthritis. This is probably due to the anti inflammatory aspect of the omega acids in the flax seed. ...Read more
I'm not an integrative specialist but I know of one in san fran that has me taking turmeric boswelia and traumeel cream.
Her name is dr. Julie chen. She does local tv in sf and was recently featured on a nationally syndicated doctor show. Check out her website at integrativemd. Vpweb. Com. ...Read more
Can I use conception flower essence and 10mg of amitriptyline at the same time they won't affect each other or have bad effect on me?
Flower essence: Flower essences will not interact with pharmaceutical medications like Amitriptyline giving you any bad effects. In preparation method, conception flower essence is more like a weak flower & gem tea. It's an energy medicine rather than having material molecular quantities that can interact with conventional medications. That said, a certain mindfulness is helpful when using the flower essence. ...Read more
Anytime: If you think that you are achieving beneficial effects from this you can consume it nearly any time or multiple times a day. Good luck. ...Read more
Good morning doctor. I often opt for diluted mint essence which relieves me from my spasms' problem. Any side effects for boys?
No side effect: Mint is good for digestion and flavor. It is harmless to everybody -girl or boys. People enjoy mint chutney ...Read more
I used Desert Essence Unscented Conditioner on my scalp and now I have a big sore on my scalp. How to fix this? It hurts a lot.
First remove stuff:
washing out the remainder gradually. Then...
dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. INfection, second degree burns, etc need specific treatment. Scrapes/mild irritation just maybe a bit of neosporin. Allergic reaction a bit of steroids. and cant say which it is, but allergic would be itchy and scrapes r identifiable; infection may have pus, warmth/red etc. ...Read more
Well I live in india and I have bought nature essence aloevera gel, so can I keep it overnight on my face and wash it off in the morning?
Aloevera gel: It should be perfectly safe to leave Aloevera gel on your face overnight. ...Read more
Can allergy cause me the tingling sensation in my palms. It happens when I use Herbal Essence Shampoo which I am using for the first time...! thanks?
Irritation: In the absence of itching, irritation from the shampoo is the more likely answer. A contact allergy to the shampoo does not show symptoms until 24 to 72 hrs later and is often associated with small blisters and intense itching. ...Read more
About to use tea tree oil on scalp b/c of flakes but there's a cut on my scalp. Will it still be ok to use? Painful? Its called Dessert Essence (100%pure)
OK: But a waste of money. It is amazing that these scams exist when effective therapy is readily at hand. If you are in doubt about the diagnosis or the best approach, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Safe to use lip rescue desert essence for over exfoliated lips? (20days straight)also the swelling n rough skin won't heal do I need some pill for that
Go to the doctor: Numerous physicians have already answered this question and advised you to not use any more products on your skin. You have been repeatedly advised to see a physician in person. Why do you keep asking the same question when so many physicians have freely and kindly taken time to answer you. It is rude and offensive to dismiss this advise and concern repeatedly expressed to you. ...Read more
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
What is the best medication for removal of post mole & acne scar? I have used calendula for mole scar but not effective
Nothing will work: I'm sorry. Acne scars may be treated by a specialist with a laser, or microsurgery or fillers. If your acne is still active, your physician can manage it -- ignore all "pop" wisdom about acne. I understand you also have rosacea and I trust this is being managed as well. Truth be told, a man doesn't need a "perfect face" -- looks are much more about physical fitness and how you interact. Best wishs ...Read more
Not sure: Is this a foreign ointment not usually used in america? ...Read more
Calendula cream: Calendula cream/ oil (pot marigold) is an herbal that can be mild and helpful for dry/ chapped skin in people who have skin sensitivities. ...Read more
What can I do to treat swollen, red, painful hard palate that's been hurting for over a week? Should I avoid food? Can I put calendula ointment on it?
I take pentasa (mesalamine) 500 mg (8 tabs a day) 4 my Crohn's but can I also take calendula capsules along wiv meds wivout it being overpowering on my insides?
Not effective: I'm unaware of any data which suggests that calendula is beneficial for crohn's or any other GI disorders. Anyway, you need to direct this question to your physician who is managing your Pentasa (mesalamine) dosage. Chrohn's disease is complex and variable, so don't skip or adjust meds without medical clearance. Good luck. ...Read more
No: You have not shared what you're wanting to achieve through taking evening primrose or calendula tea. However, neither of these preparations are likely to affect the color of your menstrual blood. Calendula (pot marigold) has been used topically to treat minor skin wounds, skin infections, burns, bee stings, and sunburn, etc. Evening primrose oil has good evidence for use in atopic dermatitis. ...Read more
For what problem?: Without knowing what you're treating, it's hard to say which would be "better." polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) contains synthetic antibiotics, Bacitracin and polymyxin. Calendula ointment is from the marigold plant, calendula officinalis. It's been traditionally used in minor skin wounds: skin infections, burns, bee stings, sunburn, warts, etc. Most research comes from animal studies. Http://tinyurl. Com/lapg2kq. ...Read more
Omg! My 22 month old son just bite into a bottle of weleda calendula face cream! Is this poison? Could it effect him? Pls help!
This product contains a number of ingredients that pose risk with repeated exposure over time. There is no immediate risk from consumption of a small amount of the material.
Do keep it away from him or discard it so he does not repeatedly ingest it. Http://www. Ewg. Org/skindeep/brand/Weleda/ ...Read more
Are calendula, roman chamomile, hemp oil good for new born skin? These ingredients are in a shampoo product.
No: In general, the less put on newborn skin the better - much of what is put on will be absorbed. ...Read more
Can Marigold cream (Calendula officinalis) help much in healing rough dry red skin after irritant dermatitis? Can I combine it with another moisturizer?
Calendula Cream: Calendula, a plant extract, has been used throughout history in skin preparations. Calendula is beneficial for dry or damaged skin and also promotes the fast healing and regeneration of the skin thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. ...Read more
Sensitive skin, seem to have raised scrape around vagina after sex, noticed within hour after sex, is Calendula cream suppose to sting when applied?
You are better just: Using some aquaphor to lubricate and protect the open skin, any product can burn on open skin but not aquaphor or vaniply ...Read more