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What are the benefits of flax oil and is there any side effects?

What are the benefits of flax oil and is there any side effects?

Flaxseed oil: Flaxseed oil is an herbal product and is generally well tolerated. Taken as flaxseed, it is a good source of dietary fiber. Studies of lipid lowering effects have been mixed and appear most effective in postmenopausal women and persons with a high cholesterol at the outset. No major side effects have been reported. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Is black seed oil really as good ad people say and are there any side effects?

Is black seed oil really as good ad people say and are there any side effects?

Depends on who says: People say many things about Black Seed Oil so it depends. It's often touted as a magical cure for almost everything. While it has many proven benefits, it's not a panacea. See http://tinyurl.com/n72qges & http://draxe.com/black-seed-oil-benefits/ Re: side effects, people can be allergic to anything. I found warnings it can thin blood & lower blood sugar & BP but those are reasons people take it! ...Read more

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Is Moringa oil safe to use? What are its side effects?

Unknown: the problem with many FAD new topicals herbals etc is that effects and side effects are unknown and untested.LET THE BUYER BEWARE ...Read more

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Can organic coconut oil have any side effects mixed with any medications? Thanks

Can organic coconut oil have any side effects mixed with any medications? Thanks

Coconut oil: When used with moderation and with the same amounts found in food, it is unlikely to have side effects or interactions. However, it is high in saturated fat and can increase cholesterol levels and so if you are taking anti-cholesterol medications you may want to discuss it with your physician ...Read more

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Please tell me if oils like mineral oil on skin are safe and if they can have any side effects?

Please tell me if oils like mineral oil on skin are safe and if they can have any side effects?

Safe.: Contrary to what you may have read on-line, mineral oil is pretty harmless. If you apply it right after showering, while your skin is still moist, it will seal in the moisture and relieve dryness. If you have very sensitive skin you might get pimples or bumps from plugged up oil glands - but you won't know unless you try it. ...Read more

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I heard canola oil has side effects and not very good for humans , is it a total lie or is it debatable?

I heard canola oil has side effects and not very good for humans , is it a total lie or is it debatable?

Good for Humans: It is healthy to consume canola oil as it contain more polyunsaturated fatty acid, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acid! ...Read more

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Can applying undiluted peppermint oil to skin cause any side effects?

Can applying undiluted peppermint oil to skin cause any side effects?

Yes: Irritation of the skin is the most common, with or without a subsequent rash. ...Read more

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Does coconut oil pulling help? And what does it help?And what are side effects?

Does coconut oil pulling help? And what does it help?And what are side effects?

Oil pulling: Oil pulling has received little study and there is little evidence to support claims made by the technique's advocates that it pulls toxins from the mouth and reduces bacterial count. The health claims of oil pulling have failed scientific verification. ...Read more

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What are side effects or drawbacks of using sea buckthorn oil on face and neck?

What are side effects or drawbacks of using sea buckthorn oil on face and neck?

I don't believe: there are any "side effects or drawbacks" from the use of this "essential" oil on your face and neck HOWEVER I cannot find any scientifically based studies on the BENEFITS of such treatment! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more