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Doctor insights on: Flaxseed Oil Vs Hemp Seed Oil

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Will ingesting hemp seed oil in edible massage oil cause problems?

Will ingesting hemp seed oil in edible massage oil cause problems?

It's edible: One can only assume that edible massage oil is edible. Read the list of ingredients and freak out at will ...Read more

Flaxseed (Definition)

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


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Can you take evening primrose oil and hemp seed oil together?

Can you take evening primrose oil and hemp seed oil together?

Yes: Do not take them with your birth control pills. Do you really need to take these supplements is first question you must first figure out? A simple balanced diet, exercise and yoga are enough to lead a healthy life. Stay away from supplements unless necessary. ...Read more

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Is hemp seed oil benifitial? Does it interact with any medications or vitamins?

Is hemp seed oil benifitial? Does it interact with any medications or vitamins?

Very,?blood thinners: 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.
See http://www.ratical.org/renewables/TherapHoil.html
& http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/272024.php. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Does hemp seed oil clog pores and is it ok to use as a moisturiser after tretinoin?

Does hemp seed oil clog pores and is it ok to use as a moisturiser after tretinoin?

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

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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

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

Dry skin: One of the treatment to improve acne is actually to get the skin to be dryer. If you moisturize too much the skin, you will still have acne. Try to see if you can back off a little your benzoyl peroxide to get less dryness. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Are there known health benefits associated with eating raw hemp seeds?

hemp seeds: Contain omega3 fatty acids, which have known health benefits. ...Read more

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Can hemp seeds help heal your wounds?

Can hemp seeds help heal your wounds?

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

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What're the health benefits of flaxseed oil?

What're the health benefits of flaxseed oil?

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

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Is fishoil or flaxseed oil good for arthritus?

Is fishoil or flaxseed oil good for arthritus?

Not really: Studies have really shown no significant benefit from either agent. In the original studies of fish oil in ra, only extremely high doses helped at all. Those doses were so high that they carried significant risks of side effects. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of flaxseed oil and linseed oil?

Flaxseed oil: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/lifestyle-guide-11/supplement-guide-flaxseed-oil

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What are all the benefits of useing flaxseed oil during perimenopuase?

Many benefits: 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

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Does flaxseed oil thin the blood?

Does flaxseed oil thin the blood?

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

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Could you take these together? Flaxseed oil, krill oil, a coq10?

Could you take these together? Flaxseed oil, krill oil, a coq10?

Yes: It is totally safe and reasonable to take all those healing substances all together. ...Read more

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Could flaxseed oil interfere with other supplements and medications?

Yes: Flaxseed may interact with acetaminophen, certain antibiotics, estrogens, furosemide, Ketoprofen, diabetes medication, anticoagulants & Metoprolol. (http://www.rxlist.com/flaxseed-page3/supplements.htm) ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of flaxseed oil compared to flaxseed meal?

See: http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/health-difference-between-flaxseed-meal-flaxseed-oil-10629.html

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Why is flaxseed oil valuable?

Why is flaxseed oil valuable?

Cholesterol: Flaxseed can help to lower cholesterol & low-density lipoprotein levels & help reduce the risk of heart disease. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of flaxseed oil?

What are the benefits of flaxseed oil?

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

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Would flaxseed oil combust inside my body?

Would flaxseed oil combust inside my body?

No: Life's difficult enough without people trying to frighten you in this way. ...Read more

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I was wondering is flaxseed oil good or bad for you?

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