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Which essential oils are best for acne?

Which essential oils are best for acne?

No oils for acne: There aren't any oils we would recommend for acne sufferers. Oil overproduction is one of the causes of acne, and we look to reduce that oil to help it. Isotretinoin is one of the best medicines for acne and works directly on oil production. Using it as a low dose can eliminate breakouts, make hair less oily, and make life great for a lot of people. ...Read more

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Warts (Definition)

Wart = benign skin growth ...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 essential oils work for arthritis?

Which essential oils work for arthritis?

14 essential oils...: Exist which are found to be helpful in a variety of ailments. These oils are concentrated and purified and diluted into a cream, or body oil, or lotion; they are rubbed onto the skin anywhere over body, but never near eyes or any mucus membrane. Some types include basil eo, which has a relaxing effect and good for arthritis; others are boswellia, lavender, lemon, tea tree essential oils. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best essential oils for skin lightening?

Please recommend the best essential oils for skin lightening?

Skin lightening: Pharmaceutical grade skin lighteners may be more effective. Have your skin evaluated by a board certified physician who can make recommendations to you. ...Read more

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What are essential oils are used to make a lice shampoo?

What are essential oils are used to make a lice shampoo?

Several used: The essential oils that tend to be in the majority of these types of lice treatment and/or prevention are: tea tree, rosemary, thyme, lavender, geranium, clove, and peppermint. ...Read more

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Which is better for alopecia --vitamins, essential oils or minoxidyl?

Which is better for alopecia --vitamins, essential oils or minoxidyl?

Minoxidil.: This one's a no-brainer. Oils make hair loss worse, and vitamins are of no help (except for biotin and, possibly, iron). Minoxidil is the only topical treatment thus far that has been clinically shown to grow hair - or at least keep you from losing any more. ...Read more

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What are some good oils and herbs for treating acne?

What are some good oils and herbs for treating acne?

None: You or your teenager deserve something that actually works. This is the 21st century and mainstream science / big pharma have already grabbed up the botanicals that are effective. For acne i start with topical clindamycin, with a retinoic acid derivative if there are many blackheads. Add a systemic antibiotic if needed or it's on back or trunk; remember "the pill" can make a young lady's acne go. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which essential oils are better?

That depends on: What properties you desire them to have (what effect)? ...Read more

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What are essential oils used for?

Anything apparently: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or oil that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. Many alternative practices, oils etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. 'course the people who sell them make big $$$. Check https://nccih.nih.gov/ for research ...Read more

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How do I use rosemary essential oil and sage essential oil, for memory improvement?

Maybe not the oils: Using sage essential oil for this purpose may not have much evidence, but using sage extract (salvia officinalis) may have some benefit. http://tinyurl.com/q76w6s7 there are very possibly some cognitive effects with rosemary oil: http://tinyurl.Com/pggj5m9 you could place a drop or 2 on some cotton and inhale gently; also there are air diffusers for this purpose. ...Read more

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Regarding corn, canola, safflower, and other vegetable oils; is there a real difference among vegetable oils to one's cholesterol and health?

Regarding corn, canola, safflower, and other vegetable oils; is there a real difference among vegetable oils to one's cholesterol and health?

Yes: Fats can be good and bad. Good fats are omega 3 (fish or plant based such as flax, soybeans, walnuts, krill), omega 9 which comes from other nuts, olive oil, and canola oil. Corn, safflower, etc are omega 6 which is not healthy since all animals are overfed this and destroys the omega 3 to omega 6 balance we need in our body. Saturated and trans fats are also bad. ...Read more

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Is handmade cosmetic (often has olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, vitamin e, ...) safe and good for our skin? I'm going to use a handmade soap.

Is handmade cosmetic (often has olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, vitamin e, ...) safe and good for our skin? I'm going to use a handmade soap.

Yes: Oil ingredients that are healthful to ingest are normally healthy to use on the skin where they are often absorbed into the body. Many commercial products contain preservatives that are actually toxic or alter hormone states. ...Read more

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Does olive oil extra virgin and pure coconut oil penetrate hair shaft? Are these oils even worth it to condition & strengthen hair/scalp?

Does olive oil extra virgin and pure coconut oil penetrate hair shaft? Are these oils even worth it to condition & strengthen hair/scalp?

Perhaps: Oils do indeed penetrate the skin. Many things penetrate the skin. Indeed, some say that you should not put anything on your skin you are not willing to eat or drink, including your makeup n rubbing alcoh. I do not know about conditioning and strengthening hair, but these oils will penetrate any skin, and coconut oil is good for you--even as a lotion for your skin. wwwlblatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more

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Are zinc and castor oil good for revmoing scars?

Are zinc and castor oil good for revmoing scars?

No: Silicone gel application topically to scars is the only non-invasive treatment that has been proven to improve the appearance of scars. More invasive treatments involve dermarolling and laser treatments. ...Read more

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Is Ozonized olive oil good to apply for anal fissures ?

Is Ozonized olive oil good to apply for anal fissures  ?

No: Another Holistic folk medicine cure w/o any scientific studies to back it up. Like putting butter on a burn ...Read more

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Which oil really good for hair growth and what oil is anti fungal ??

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Tea tree oil: Tea tree oil is commonly used for hair growth and is anti-fungal. ...Read more

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What are your thoughts on coconut oil, apple cider vinegar, and tumeric as cancer fighting supplements?

What are your thoughts on coconut oil, apple cider vinegar, and tumeric as cancer fighting supplements?

Not much data: I try to be open-minded, and i read about complementary therapies. There's very little good research to say these are effective. Exercise, lowering your fat intake, lowering your alcohol intake, and not smoking are far more effective ways to prevent cancer. ...Read more

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