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Doctor insights on: Curcumin For Skin

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Is taking fish collagen supplements beneficial for skin and anti-aging?

Is taking fish collagen supplements beneficial for skin and anti-aging?

No proof: There are no supplements that have been definitively shown to decrease aging. However, eating healthy will allow for healthy and graceful aging. Fish oils found naturally in fish can be anti-inflammatory and that minimize damage to the body from excess free radicals.. ...Read more

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Tumeric (Definition)

Turmeric (curcuma longa) is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of ...Read more


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Is turmeric good to use for a skin rash?

Is turmeric good to use for a skin rash?

Depends on rash: Turmeric reportedly has anti inflammatory along with it's anti-oxidant effects. Based on this it would merit at least consideration but ultimately you need to know what your treating (what's causing the rash?) and how to use turmeric for that rash. These questions can only be answered by a scientific study, studies that I have no knowledge of. ...Read more

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Is argan oil good for skin conditions?

Is argan oil good for skin conditions?

Argan oil: Argan oil has been used as a natural moisturizer and hair conditioner for centuries. ...Read more

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Is arnica mother tincture good for skin infection?

Is arnica mother tincture good for skin infection?

Arnica tincture: Tincture of the whole arnica plant is likely to be very concentrated, and could irritate your skin. What type of "skin infection" do you mean? You may want to have your doctor look at it first. Also, calendula homeopathic tincture may be used in water to cleanse the area. If you use the arnica mother tincture anyway, it will need to be diluted first. Do not use internally. ...Read more

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L-glutathione good for skin whitenjng. Any other safe tablet for skin whitening ?

L-glutathione good for skin whitenjng. Any other safe tablet for skin whitening ?

Fair Skin: No. It is not safe and it is not effective. It does not change your genetics. Remember you are speaking to real physicians here on line, not product pitchmen. We believe that your skin is a gift. Having 'darker' skin is not in any way a disease or medical condition. But, the wanting skin different than nature gave you is a mental health condition. We would wish for you time to love yourself. ...Read more

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Is olive oil for penis skin healthy?

Is olive oil for penis skin healthy?

Ok to use, but...: It is ok to use just like what you may use other skin-soothing oil or cream, but I doubt if there is any additional benefit. As always, take a watch-and-see caution while using something new to you. To explore more common sense and life reality, go to peruse articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. ...Read more

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Is aloe vera good for hair and scalp?

Is aloe vera good for hair and scalp?

Aloe: Aloe is a plant with many purported properties including skin healing. It is not something that is usually used for hair-bearing skin. It is not likely to do you any harm, but neither is it likely to help. Many of the commercial aloe gels contain a lot of alcohol which would really dry hair and scalp--beware. ...Read more

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Which aromatherapy oils are good for itchy skin?

Which aromatherapy oils are good for itchy skin?

None: Most of the time itchy skin will become worse if you apply anything irritating to it like fragrance. Your best bet is unscented moisturizers. A much better choice for you might be an unscented oil like jojoba oil. ...Read more

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Which tretinoin cream is best for skin discoloration?

Which tretinoin cream is best for skin discoloration?

Any strength: Tretinoin cream comes in 3 different strengths, and one should first start with the mildest strength. It helps with acne and also helps to fade fine wrinkles if used religiously. It's best to graduate to the strongest concentration to get the best result. Skin discoloration is another issue and can be treated with different drugs, hydroquinone cream being one. ...Read more

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Aloe vera for skin rejuvenation. Any research to say aloe is better than no aloe?

Aloe doesn't: Aloe vera is good at calming skin inflammation but does not rejuvenate skin. ...Read more

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What is a good skin treatment for dry skin & acne for sensitive skin?

What is a good skin treatment for dry skin & acne for sensitive skin?

Avene products: For sensitive dry skin and acne, try to use the avene line which is made for dry and sensitive skin. Over the counter cetaphil is fine but benzoyl peroxide should be used sparining. Also using omega 3 fish oil, vitamin b and d can help with skin healing. ...Read more

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Hi doc..is there any remedy for whitening skin except beauty creams?

Hi doc..is there any remedy for whitening skin except beauty creams?

Define "whitening".: Is your skin whitening all over, or in patches? How long has it been happening? Or do you mean your skin is dark and you want to lighten it? More info, please. ...Read more

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May coconat oil be used for tanning? Thankyou

May coconat oil be used for tanning? Thankyou

Coconut oil may…: Help moisturize skin while tanning (not a good idea, by the way) but offers no spf protection so skin will receive uv ray damage (which accumulates over the years). Quality tan from a bottle or airbrush is much safer. ...Read more

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How effective is manuka honey for your skin and wellbeing?

How effective is manuka honey for your skin and wellbeing?

Honey: Certain types of honey are used for moisturizing skin and for anti inflammatory properties. ...Read more

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Whats virgin coconut oil benefits for skin hair and nails?

Moisturizer: It works well as a hair conditioner and as a skin moisturizer. It contains lauric acid which is antimicrobial. It is used in some cultures for wound care and for viruses. ...Read more

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Are herb and plants such aloe vera good for HIV and aids?

Mike Moore Dr. Moore
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Are herb and plants such aloe vera good for HIV and aids?

Not proven: There is no evidence that herbs or plants have a role in treating or preventing HIV or aids. On the other hands, we have very good medical treatments that when followed have very good results. Please make sure you get a doctor and listen to them about hiv/aids if this is something that is affecting you. If someone you know might have hiv, have them get tested. ...Read more

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Is aloe vera lotion good for body skin such as even skin tone smooth skin & blemishes ?

Not necessarily: Aloe (straight from the plant) can be helpful for healing burns or abrasions. But it is not an acne treatment. Some people can have significant sensitivity to aloe. Take care. ...Read more

Curcumin (Definition)

It is a spice from tumeric. Often tauted to be helpful ...Read more