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Castor Oil Packs Side Effects
Can castor oil packs on the liver and milk thistle hav adverse side effects? I tried both a month ago and ever since been having pain in my liver area
Probably not: Milk thistle (silybum) is an herbal supplement that contains silymarin, a flavenoid compound that is said to reduce liver inflammation - but this effect is not well defined. Side effects include occasional stomach upset and diarrhea. Allergic reactions can occur. Neither silybum nor castor oil should cause abdominal pain for a month. You may want to get this pain checked out by your doctor. ...Read more
Unlikely: Very unlikely for weight loss.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not really familiar:
Taking castor oil used to be recommended for constipation, but it is not healthy to take it orally in large doses. Castor oil packs might be okay, but there are side effects to castor oil, and it is definitely absorbed from the packs.
See this article for more info: http://articles. Mercola. Com/sites/articles/archive/2012/04/28/castor-oil-to-treat-health-conditions. Aspx. ...Read more
What is the safest health rubber hot bottle to use alone with castor oil packs? I need quality also. ASAP. PLEASE HELP.
Difficult to say: Most consumer hot rubber bottle are safe in the USA. It is hard to endorse one particular one ...Read more
I am 41 years old and trying to conceive. I have a small fibroid that is blocking sperm from getting to the egg. Can castor oil packs help shrink this fibroid? And when is a safe time to do castor oil packs?
I have liver mets from primary ocular melanoma. I slept with a castor oil pack 2 days ago. My abdomen & lower right are painful. Will this subside?
This is outside?:
Castor oil packs most likely do not do anything. I am thinking of the external application of the oil in cloth on skin. If there is heat, there could conceivably be a burn from the heat but any damage from it would be visible.
ON THE OTHER HAND. Cancer everywhere can do bad and painful things.
Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, ...Read more
Is it normal that pilonidal cyst sinus is closing by itself after alternative treatments as epsom salt baths, castor oil packs and garlic supplements?
Cyst: Yes that often occurs however it is possible for the cyst to reoccur and re open try and keep it clean and well hydrated ...Read more
I put castor oil on my and I slept with it for one hour I woke up having acne all over the side of my face;the oil stuck on the pillow\; please help?
Learn from this: I'm sorry somebody told you to do something this foolish. "Natural healing" is a fascinating area but plenty of these people are simply offering worthless remedies that may even be cruel pranks. Keep the area clean, and as you heal, start using something for acne such as a salicylic acid wash daily. ...Read more
I use castor oil for my eye lashes and it is really good I put it in a mascara bottle and use it before bed but does it have any side effect on eyes?
Can Jamaican or regular castor oil really help with hair growth and thinning hair? My hair is thinning at my scalp on my L side. I'm 23 good diet
Of ANY kind is NOT an accepted medical way of treating your hair thinning. You should consult your Primary Care Provider to rule out disorders which can alter you normal hair growth (eg Thyroid Disorders) You may benefit from medical treatment for male pattern baldness (Yes it happens in females!) There very successful treatments. Finally a visit to a Board Certified DERMATOLOGIST may be useful
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Soaks: It's best to soak a piece of cloth with the castor oil, then place it over the area to be treated. The traditional material is flannel. You can also then place a heating pad over the cloth, but place something between them so that the heating pad doesn't come in contact with the castor oil. ...Read more
No, where, why?: Lipoma is a mass of fat cells, usually not related to lymph nodes. Surgery is recommended for many reasons mainly 1- cosmotic reasons 2-on patient's request. Rarely lipoma changes into cancer after they change size, texture or radiology findings. Many patients and doctors do not do surgery, jusr follow and observe, tell us more! Is it really lipoma? ...Read more
Oil: Cod liver oil & other oils high in omega 3s improve the meibomian gland oil to stabilize tear film so does not evaporate quickly: see eyedoc2020@blogspot. Com "lid hygiene" for more info. ...Read more
Zinc tends to kill things ergo zinc lozenges for sore throats that was so popular years ago. Zinc also blocks the harmful UV -A and B rays from the sun protectin your skin from potential cancer causing burns.
Caster oil is a preparation you swallow which is basically a laxative. The taste is horrendous but as a kid I swore it helped with constipation. It was thought the oil killed viruses, not so. ...Read more
Don't: You will look and smell like a grease ball, and there is not a single legitimate, reasonable expectation nor Ioda of medical literature that documents that this works ...Read more
For what purpose?: Ingestion or external applications?Get a more detailed answer ›
Castor oil @40+5 weeks 2cm dialated and 90% effaced. Would it be okay to take 2tsp? I've had no problem at all with my preg
I have lost all my hair, can you please tell me what can I use to make it grow really fast other than castor oil please I need your help?
Are you: Are you completely bald? You need to see a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
How can you tell the difference between fines lines and wrinkles? If you put castor oil and lines not visible does that mean its fine lines?
Matter of degree: If you are concerned about fine lines and wrinkles in your overall age management best to see a plastic surgeon for potential treatment options for each. Peals and laser resurfacing and Botox may help with the finer lines. Botox, fillers and more aggressive resurfacing or even facelift or blepharoplasty may be required for the deeper wrinkles. Best to consult your local plastic surgeon to discuss. ...Read more
I doubt it: I can't imagine how this could help but there are numerous anecdotal reports of it helping sebaceous cysts to drain. Chronic sebaceous cyst frequently drain and resolve temporarily but then what recur. For recurrent sebaceous cyst the only effective treatment I have seen is excision of the entire cyst lining. ...Read more
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