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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?
What parasites?: Different drugs are used for different parasites, so a drug can then be recommended based on effectiveness and safety. Although there is no specific data on breast feeding and castor oil, it is reported that very little of the active ingredient in castor oil is absorbed from the intestine, so levels would be very low in B milk and would pass out of the colon with a bowel movement. ...Read more
Would zInc and and castor oil help as a barrier to prevent a rash from swimming pool chemicals such as bromide?
Not sure how this:
would work. Generally face/eyes are most sensitive. Everywhere can be sensitive. I'm not following where you would put them to be relevant. Everywhere ? How often reapply? Is it a theoretical or known sensitivity?
"doubtful" i think is the answer. ...Read more
Prevent eye wrinkles: There are products specifically formulated for use to address wrinkles in the eye area. Top 3 SkinMD favorites are (in no particular order), Regenica Revitalizing Eye Creme, SkinMedica TNS Eye Repair and ResultsRx Eye Doctor ...Read more
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
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 email@example.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
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 more
However we are not allowed to treat Pediatric Patients. Just as a Grandfather of 6 and Father of 3 before them my wife/daughters in law used Baby Oil....why not???
Hope this helps Advice NOT medical ..just Grandparent's advice
Dr Z ...Read more