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Flaxseed Oil Vs Hemp Seed Oil
The seed of the flax plant is very high in omega 3 fatty acids which are beneficial for health. They are most nutritious if 1-2 t are soaked in 2-4 t of water and blended into a drink or added into food. Ground flaxseeds are a nutritious source of fiber that can be added to food. They come as golden or brown. Their nutty taste make a delicious addition to foods ...Read more
Hemp seed oil has the ideal mix of essential omega 3 & 6 fatty acids as well as other beneficial compounds & is arguably the healthiest oil (though not good for cooking).
There are no known interactions but because it is a natural blood thinner caution should be used if on blood thinners.
& http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/272024.php. ...Read more
I am wondering if you can get addicted to a product called Elixinol, it is a hemp oil and coconut extract combination made up of hemp seeds and stalks?
Not very likely: At least from a physical dependency point of view. Hemp oil and similar products have a lot of (CBD) (cannabinodiol), which actually has actions which are pretty much the opposite of THC, and are not thought to be able to produce physical dependency. However, physical dependency is not a necessary component for having addiction (better termed now a severe substance use disorder). Why the concern? ...Read more
Can using a lotion with hemp seed oil that would absorb into my skin interact with medications such as Propecia (finasteride)?
not significantly: Should not interfere.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sure can: Any oil or grease can clog up pores. There are plenty of good moisturizing lotions available. Why waste your money on hemp oil. If you want to feel good buy the hemp and smoke it, don't rub it on your skin! ...Read more
Are there interactions between paxil 40mgs and Effexor 112mgs with hemp seed oil, as a supplement for anxiety and panic attacks. Had one doc said ok.
No: This is not something that I am aware of. Probably coincidental. ...Read more
Using benzoyl peroxide for acne can I use hemp seed oil as moisturiser after benzoyl peroxide to stop excessive dryness? Don't wont to clog pores
Is the Nutra Bullet healthy to make shakesand using flaxseed or hemp protein. For weightloss? Should there be any medication worries? Levrothryxine in AM/ celexa (citalopram).orhers
Nutra Bullet: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
hemp seeds: Contain omega3 fatty acids, which have known health benefits. ...Read more
I have no idea: This is really not a question for a doctor. I would suggest consulting a herbalist. ...Read more
Simple healing: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation (red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more
Lipoproteins: Flax seed can help to lower cholesterol & low-density lipoprotein levels & help reduce the risk of heart disease. Because your body can digest ground flaxseed better than whole flaxseed, the ground flaxseed is preferable. This will provide more of the benefits from the lignans and the omega 3 fatty acids in the flaxseed. With flaxseed oil, it is quite important that it be cold pressed. ...Read more
Flaxseed oil: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/lifestyle-guide-11/supplement-guide-flaxseed-oilGet a more detailed answer ›
I am not sure if all the benefits are known but flaxseed oil is claimed to help regulate the menstrual cycle, relieve hot flashes & reduce menstrual cramping & excessive bleeding. It is anti-inflammatory, reduces risk of heart disease & cancer, is good for skin & nails & may help with depression and anxiety. Choose organic "high lignan" flax oil. See
http://www.Herbwisdom. Com/herb-flaxseed-oil. Html. ...Read more
Yes, it may...: Flaxseed oil is high in polyunsaturated fats and linolenic acid. It has been studied to raise the good HDL cholesterol. Webmd lists increased bleeding as a side effect and recommends stopping it for two weeks before or after any surgery. It should not be used however as a substitute for a blood thinner where needed, like after a stent or for treating atrial fibrillation for example. ...Read more
Pravastatin: Pravastatin and flax seed oil can be taken together. ...Read more
Yes: It is totally safe and reasonable to take all those healing substances all together. ...Read more
See: http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/health-difference-between-flaxseed-meal-flaxseed-oil-10629.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Cholesterol: Flax seed can help to lower cholesterol & low-density lipoprotein levels & help reduce the risk of heart disease. Because your body can digest ground flaxseed better than whole flaxseed, the ground flaxseed is preferable. This will provide more of the benefits from the lignans and the omega 3 fatty acids in the flaxseed. With flaxseed oil, it is quite important that it be cold pressed. ...Read more
No magic: This has been promoted as a 'superfood' which is simply made up. Food choices have much less impact on your overall health than does staying physically fit, eating a sensible and balanced diet, avoiding tobacco and illegal drugs, using alcohol wisely if at all, and learning good living skills and working hard. You're right to care about your health, but the key's not on the dinner plate. ...Read more
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