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Castor Oil Rid Parasites
What is a safe product I can use to kill parasites while nursing and how long should I wait to nurse after ingesting castor oil?
Colloidal silver: Two natural treatments I know of are Colloidal silver and grapefruit seed extract, most other treatments are too strong and could harm the fetus. Speak with your OB before taking any home remedies or medicinals for this. If you are lactating I would not be using castor oil at all, find another laxative that is safe ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would zInc and and castor oil help as a barrier to prevent a rash from swimming pool chemicals such as bromide?
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
Protection: 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
Age Spots: Age spots or liver spots or you can also call them dark spots, are red or black colored freckles. These spots are very common in elderly people, as a result of natural aging process. Another possible cause of age spots is overexposure of the skin to the sun. You can use various remedies to get rid of these spots and one such remedy is to use castor oil for age spots. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer