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Doctor insights on: Clove Oil As A Dry Socket Remedy

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Dry Socket (Definition)

Occurs when there is a complication in the healing after a tooth extraction. It is an inflammation of the bone where a tooth was removed and the blood clot was lost, exposing the bone. Produces a foul ...Read more


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Which is better for scalp problems: zinc pca or tea tree oil shampoos?

Which is better for scalp problems: zinc pca or tea tree oil shampoos?

Scalp irritation: That is very individual. You will have to try diffierent products to see what works for you. ...Read more

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Which is better for zits toothpaste or tea tree oil?

Which is better for zits toothpaste or tea tree oil?

Tea tree oil: Antiseptic properties of this natural remedy is very well known and possibly many less side effect then tooth paste will do much better for you... ...Read more

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Which is better for skin care: grapeseed oil or olive oil?

Which is better for skin care: grapeseed oil or olive oil?

Skin care: Olive Oil can be used to clean & moisturize skin. Grapeseed oil has been used for treatment of acne, psoriasis, cleansing &moisturizing skin & to remove makeup See: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/beauty/7-beauty-oils-for-troubled-skin/articleshow/29810315.cms ...Read more

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Is it safe to remove a mole by home remedies including garlic caster oil vinegar and baking powder? please answer.

Is it safe to remove a mole by home remedies including garlic caster oil vinegar and baking powder? please answer.

It's your choice: If it's a melanoma -- and you're old enough -- it'll be back and you'll pay with your life. If it's a particylarly nasty-looking one, why not have it removed safely and reliably? If it's not, why not leave it alone? ...Read more

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Can you use a combination of neem oil and eucalyptus oil for scabies?

Can you use a combination of neem oil and eucalyptus oil for  scabies?

No : If you have scabies you need to be treated with a topical scabicide such as 5% Permethrin cream applied from neck to toes and left on for 8-14 hours. Repeat this treatment in 1 week. ...Read more

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Is tea tree oil product guve relief to scalp psoriasis?

Is tea tree oil product guve relief to scalp psoriasis?

Hard to tell: Tea tree oil is said to possess anti-inflammatory property but may be helpful for some. However the result is really that that impressive. ...Read more

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Can I take oregano oil capsules as well as drops of grapefruit seed extract in a sinus rinse?

Can I take oregano oil capsules as well as drops of grapefruit seed extract in a sinus rinse?

Start with saline: Oregano oil and grapefruit seed extract are thought to have antimicrobial effects; however, there is little evidence that using them in a nasal rinse is any better than simple salt water nasal rinses. Their risks in causing irritation to the nasal lining or allergic reactions are also poorly known at this time. ...Read more

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What is a good natural emollient for dry skin that also has omega 3?

What is a good natural emollient for dry skin that also has omega 3?

Lots: Among some of the available otc natural emollients available for dry skin that are rich in omega 3 and 6 are emu oil and flax and hemp seed oil. Of sourse eating oily fish like salmon, and nuts and enriched eggs are good too. ...Read more

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Have a very dry scalp. Used everything from sulfur shampoo, to tea tree oil, to apple cider vinegar (looked online for solutions).doesnt seem to help.

Have a very dry scalp. Used everything from sulfur shampoo, to tea tree oil, to apple cider vinegar (looked online for solutions).doesnt seem to help.

Dry scalp: Prevent dryness (don't wash hair too often). A primary doctor or dermatologist can look for psoriasis, eczema, or fungal infections if worrisome scalp symptoms. If checking for fungal infections, the dermatologist may take hair samples to culture. Doctors may also try some cortisone or Kenalog (triamcinolone) sprays to counteract dryness. Some patients put olive oil on the scalp for a while, before washing. ...Read more

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Can rosehip seed oil be used as facial moisturizer? Is it good for the skin?

Can rosehip seed oil be used as facial moisturizer? Is it good for the skin?

Could be: Rosehip seed oil has many different benefits for the skin but like most products has some risks. Side effects include possible allergic reaction or topical irritation. Avoid injesting if pregnant or nursing. Review its ingredients and side effects before using. Sounds like a neat product extracted from the fruit seeds of the wild rose bush Rosa affinis rubiginosa. ...Read more

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Would coconut oil and tumeric powder mixed as a paste help hyperpigmentation?

Would coconut oil and tumeric powder mixed as a paste help  hyperpigmentation?

Turmeric benefits: Curcumin, the main component in turmeric has anti-inflammatory and powerful anti-oxidant benefits and no wonder it may be helpful in clearing hyperpigmentation in some individuals. ...Read more

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Is it true that heating olive oil, such a frying with it hazerdous?

Is it true that heating olive oil, such a frying with it hazerdous?

Good for cooking: Heating olive oil is only hazardous if it catches fire or causes burns. Olive oil is basis of most italian and other mediterranean cooking and thought to contribute toward good health of those who consume it. ...Read more

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Is it a fact that peppermint oil and lavanda oil in shampoo and conditioner causes moobs?

Is it a fact that peppermint oil and lavanda oil in shampoo and conditioner causes moobs?

Gynecomastia: 'Moobs' - man boobs or gynecomastia in males has been reported in prepubertal males wi topical use of products containing lavender oil &/or tea tree oil. I don't know of any association between peppermint oil and gynecomastia. See: http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/jan2007/niehs-31.htm ...Read more

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Is tea tree oil good for your scalp?

Yes it is.: It can alleviate dandruff, dry scalp and other medical conditions. Best wishes! http://www.Care2.Com/greenliving/20-great-uses-for-tea-tree-oil.Html. ...Read more

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I use a mixture of almond, spearmint and peppermint oils astooth paste and mouth wash. Is excessive use bad for oral health? Thanks.

I use a mixture of almond, spearmint and peppermint oils astooth paste and mouth wash. Is excessive use bad for oral health? Thanks.

Sounds yummy!: Use whatever toothpaste you want that makes brushing easy for you. People are sensitive to taste, good taste will promote good brushing habits. Honestly, it is not the toothpaste that does the work, it is the mechanical debriding of the toothbrush that does all of the work. Toothpaste is optional, it is a vehicle for Fluoride and to freshen breath and make it taste good to brush. ...Read more

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