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Dr. Walter Futterweit
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Castor Oil (Definition)

Castor oil is a laxative which is a ...Read more


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Whats better for eyelash growth, coconut oil or castor oil?

Whats better for eyelash growth, coconut oil or castor oil?

Neither: Certain oils or petroleum ointment applied to base of lashes will smother the microscopic mites called demodex which live in the hair follicles. Overgrowth of demodex can cause lashes to fall out prematurely. The only fda approved way to stimulate eyelash growth is to use a prescription medication called bimatoprost (latisse) or similar medications available as eyedrops for glaucoma treatment. ...Read more

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Can castor oil help dry eye?

Can castor oil help dry eye?

Castor oil: Castor oil has been reported as effective for dry eye but it is not a commonly employed therapy since other therapies are typically more than adequate. ...Read more

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Does amla oil really help with growing facial hair?

Does amla oil really help with growing facial hair?

Amla: I could not find anything to suggest that Amla oil will help growing facial hair. It is mainly for long hair in women. ...Read more

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Does rosemary oil really work to grow hair and or eyebrow hair?

Not that I know of: I have never heard of rosemary oil doing that (though i can't discount it). You might have better predictable success with latisse, (bimatoprost) however. ...Read more

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Does primrose oil help with eczema?

Does primrose oil help with eczema?

Doubtful.: The studies done on evening primrose oil treatment for eczema have been inconclusive. In other words, no consistent benefit has been shown, and given that it can cause headache, indigestion, nausea, diarrhea, and pregnancy complications, i wouldn't recommend it. Talk to your doctor about management options that are effective. ...Read more

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Will baby oil help eyebrow grow?

Will baby oil help eyebrow grow?

No: Baby oil or castor oil have been used for this but it will not hurt either. You have to find the cause of eyebrow loss. If it was shaved off it will grow by itself. If you lost eyebrows without reason you must see your family doctor for workup for treatable causes. ...Read more

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How to stop hairfall?Does applying oil helps?

How to stop hairfall?Does applying oil helps?

No: If hair important to you, see a dermatologist. Get a diagnosis. Treatment will follow. ...Read more

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Will castor oil help to encourage growth of eyebrows and lashes?

No: Castor oil has GI effects but is poorly absorbed if at all and there is no known effect on hair growth on any part of the body. ...Read more

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Does applying oil to eyelashes damage them?

Does applying oil to eyelashes damage them?

No: Depending on what kind of oil: coconut oil & tea tree oil is good for their natural antibiotic & anti-inflammatory effect. Motor oil would be bad. ...Read more

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Does lavender oil & castor oil truly helps eyebrow hair to grow?? If not, what does then? How to harmlessly make my eyebrows look thicker and healthy?

Thin eyebrows.: Loss of eyebrow hair can occur when you have too much thyroid hormone circulating. First, get checked and make sure you are healthy. Then you can review options with your doc for treatments which may be effective and the ones that are not. ...Read more

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Does tea tree oil for hair work on keloid?

Keloid: There is no scientific evidence about the role of tea tree oil for improving keloids. ...Read more

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Would rosemary oil regrow eyebrows?

Would rosemary oil regrow eyebrows?

As above: To my knowledge it is not approved by the fda , but if u think it is helping u with onside effect , u may use it. ...Read more

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