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Doctor insights on: Carrot Seed Essential Oil

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I use carrot oil on my face to look healthy and have a good tan. It s maceration oil not essential oil. Any bad effect or sides for health ?

I use carrot oil on my face to look healthy and have a good tan. It s maceration oil not essential oil. Any bad effect or sides for health ?

Contains myristicin: Carrot seed oil contains myristicin which is also contained in nutmeg and can cause psychosis. It is thought, however, that the small amounts of myristicin absorbed is unlikely to cause the delirium, disorientation, and hallucinations that can be caused by ingesting larger quantities. However, there is a caveat in that this has never actually been tested. So, if you use this, be aware. ...Read more

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How can I reduce the effects of shortsightedness? Is eating carrots and fish oil one way?

How can I reduce the effects of shortsightedness? Is eating carrots and fish oil one way?

Sight: I presume you mean nearsighted as short sighted is of a different genre. I know of no food that will alter either situatiom. ...Read more

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If i put carrot oil on my skin, is it possible to have an overdosage of vitamin a in my body ?

If i put carrot oil on my skin, is it possible to have an overdosage of vitamin a in my body ?

I don't think so: It may cause a skin reaction but not overdose. You must have high doses of vitamin a by mouth to cause overdose, usually the body excretes excess vitamins, most of them. Some vitamins by mouth in excess may be dangerous , like vitamin a , d, k ...Read more

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Is eating 100g parsnip, carrots, sweetcorn, asparagus, broccoli, banana, multi-vitamin and fish oil supplement a day enough to live a healthy life?

Is eating 100g parsnip, carrots, sweetcorn, asparagus, broccoli, banana, multi-vitamin and fish oil supplement a day enough to live a healthy life?

Many components to: health. Eat healthfully w at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day (organic is best). Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Watch portion sizes. No tobacco, illicit drugs & low to no alcohol use. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs sleep /night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Maintain good hygiene. Daily ...Read more

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Fish oil is a blood thinner that doesn't help broken eye vessels. Is carrot juice also a blood thinner that doesn't help broken eye vessels to heal?

Fish oil is a blood thinner that doesn't help broken eye vessels. Is carrot juice also a blood thinner that doesn't help broken eye vessels to heal?

Neither do: Fish oil does prolong bleeding time but not significantly, unless used in high doses usually combined with other anticoagulants like aspirin. Carrot juice, a good source of beta carotene, insignificantly affects bleeding time. Now, your broken eye vessels would not be expected to heal faster with the above, but may slightly increase bruising occurrence, particularly with subconjunctival hemorrhage ...Read more

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How is rosemary essential oil used?

How is rosemary essential oil used?

Many different uses: Rosemary essential oils has a variety of medicinal benefits, including stimulating mental activity and concentration, relieving headaches, muscle & joint pains, treating asthma, bronchitis & colds, treating indigestion and abdominal cramps & to stimulate hair growth, strengthen hair & treat dandruff. See www.Organicfacts.Net/organic-oils/natural-essential-oils/health-benefits-of-rosemary-oil.Html. ...Read more

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What is cedar wood essential oil used for?

What is cedar wood essential oil used for?

Skin, hair,asthma: For therapeutic purposes moroccon cedarwood should be used only. It is in shampoos and hair lotions for alopecia (hair loss) good for eczema, dermatitis, skin rashes. Good for inhalation for asthma, bronchitis, hay fever. For external use only ( not to be swallowed). ...Read more

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Do you mix the essential oil in water or oil?

Not water: Essential oils are often mixed with other oils or lotions. Please ensure that you have researched this before doing it. Oil & water don't mix and tend to separate out. ...Read more

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What are the uses of essential oil of daphne?

Anything apparently: 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. 'course the people who sell them make big $$$. Check https://nccih.nih.gov/ for research ...Read more

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How can you acquire Frankincense essential oil?

How can you acquire Frankincense essential oil?

Many places to buy: One can find essential oils at any health food store and they're also widely available online. There are many reputable companies that produce essential oils. Here is one guide to them: http://wellnessappliances.com/best-essential-oil-brands/ PureSacra is a company that specializes in Frankincense oil and sells products online. See http://draxe.com/what-is-frankincense/ for info on frankincense. ...Read more

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Can i take grapefruit essential oil while on a statin drug?

Can i take grapefruit essential oil while on a statin drug?

Hard to say. : 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. 'course the people who sell them make big $$$. Check https://nccih.nih.gov/ for research ...Read more

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How is puresacra essential oil ?

How is puresacra essential oil ?

Looks great: It is difficult to evaluate the quality of herbs and essential oils as there is seldom objective data, but based on the info on their site and the many glowing reviews it seems to be a quality product.They specialize in Frankincense, which has been used foe millennia and has many benefits. See http://draxe.com/what-is-frankincense/ and http://articles.mercola.com/herbal-oils/frankincense-oil.aspx ...Read more

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What quantity of drop of essential oil are there in 1/8 oz bottle?

Convert: Try this easy conversion tool: http://www.traditionaloven.com/culinary-arts/volume/convert-liquid-ounce-fl-oz-us-to-drop.html

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Is there any health benefit to ingesting wintergreen essential oil?

Is there any health benefit to ingesting wintergreen essential oil?

Not vs the risk: Topically it may relieve pain. However the concentration of methyl salicylate in the oil is very high. 1 teaspoon is equal to 21 aspirins. Thus it could easily induce toxic effects. ...Read more

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Is it safe to add Manuka essential oil to homemade toothpaste?

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/ for research ...Read more

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