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Grape Seed Oil Vs Coconut Oil On Baby Skin
Massage your baby: Grape seed oil is great for massaging your baby. As an oil, it's as safe as any vegetable oil. For babies under 4 months I avoid anything but breast milk or formula. If you want to use grape seed oil to cook food for your baby, it's fine, but we actually encourage saturated fats for children under 2 years old. ...Read more
Anti-oxidant: Some compounds in grape seed extract may be effective in relieving symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency. Studies show beneficial effects of grape seed extract for diabetic retinopathy. Components may benefit the heart or help prevent cognitive decline, Alzheimer's disease. ...Read more
No: No. The vagina does not do well with non water soluble products like oils inside. ...Read more
Good question: As what? A drink or a lubricant? Sorry, the answer is "no" to both. ...Read more
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Why taking?: The real questions is why are you taking them in the first place? You would be better off getting your fish oil from wild salmon for a number of reasons including vitamin d, healthy saturated fat, astaxanthin, etc. Grape seed extract can be found in grapes. You need these products if you eat right. As to your specific question, any time of day is fine, but earlier is better. ...Read more
Could you tell me what's the best time in a day to take a fish oil softgels and grape seed extract capsules?
No: Get something that's evidence based along with whatever herbal remedy you've decided to spend your money on. Benzoyl peroxide first. Failing this, get with your physician. We can manage all acne today. You deserve the benefits of 21st century science rather than folk medicine, no matter how glitzy and "natural is better" the ads are. ...Read more
Is grape seed oil is good oil for frying? Which oils are healthy choice to use for frying? Thank you
Frying Not Healthy.: In general frying is not healthy. But if you insist and enjoy fried food, try olive oil or vegetable oils. ...Read more
What to do if I have almond oil, grape seed oil, and olive oil. I have heard that they're all good for eyelashes but are they safe to use?
Safe to use: Apply these with an oil soaked cotton tip applicator. Just like applying mascara. Many cosmetics have these oils as a base. They can make the lashes a little softer and silkier, but will not thicken them or increase the length. For that effect you would need a prescription for Latisse. ...Read more
Is a supplement that combines grape seed, ginseng, and goji safe to use with gingko biloba 400mg and fish oil?
Yes if no problems: If you are healthy, have good liver function, and are not undergoing any surgical procedures. Those substances should be fine to combine, although there are no studies of that particular combination. ...Read more
Patient had cauterized her nose in ER but her nose still bleeds any remedies such as grape seed oil might help if put inside nose thanks in advance?
Nose bleed: Hello, I would recommend an afrin (oxymetazoline) soaked cotton ball be placed in the side that was cauterized. Replace this as needed. Keep your head back with your nose pointed to the ceiling. Blood, drainage and clots will pass to the back of your throat. Just spit these out. This position will decrease the blood flow to the nose and stop the bleeding. ...Read more
Can I use grape seed cooking oil on my face? Does it grow hair on my face like eye brows or beard? I feel like eye brows getting thicker now. Is it?
Myths: You can put oil on your face but it will not, in any way, help with hair growth, . ...Read more
How many days before a (big) tattoo should I stop Plavix (clopidogrel) and other blood thinning supplements (fish oil, bilberry extract, grape seed extract, etc.)?
Don't stop plavix!: First, check with your doctor who prescribes the plavix (clopidogrel) for you. If it is being taken for a heart stent that was placed less than a year ago, you CANNOT stop the plavix (clopidogrel) for any reason. Also, be very cautious about using ANY other supplements along with your prescription medicines, especially other blood thinners. Be sure your doctor knows exactly what you are taking, including supplements. ...Read more
Sort of.: Coconut oil is a very light moisturizer that sinks in quickly, which appeals to a lot of people. It works well for some, but not those with very dry skin, as it does not moisturize deeply enough. It also tends to clog pores. That doesn’t bother some people, but if you have a tendency to get clogged pores (blackheads, etc), coconut oil might exacerbate that problem. ...Read more
There is nothing magical about coconut oil. Any oil will provide similar benefit.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Can using a lotion that absorbs coconut oil into my skin cause an interaction with my Propecia (finasteride) medication?
I am allergic to peanut oil and someone told me that coconut oil on your skin is really good if you have dry skin, is the safe for me to use?
Is it contact allerg: That you suffer from? And you aren't allergic to peanuts? Anyways you can try on a small area first and wait for up to 2 days to see if you really have a reaction, as for your dry skin, try skin care methods in the form of using cream soap, generously moisturizing your skin right after bathing while your skin still wet, keep your body well hydrated, if that doesn't work, see your doctor, goodluck ...Read more
Athlete's Foot: I'm not sure what the question is but coconut oil will not cure athlete's foot. You will need an antifungal medication. Coconut oil will make the skin on your feet nice and soft though. :). ...Read more
Yes.: Grape seed extract or "reveratrol" is an antioxidant, which helps to quench free radicals that accelerate aging and are associated with 100's of different diseases. Your body also produces some antioxidants. At least one product, protandim, aids this production thru adaptogens. Fyi, grape seed may also be used an aromatase inhibitor to prevent breakdown of testosterone or Progesterone to estrogen. ...Read more
Minimally: Principal causes of skin aging are exposure to sun (ultraviolet radiation), cigarette smoke/smoking and age-related changes in soft tissue, including loss of tissue volume and elasticity. Many other factors contribute to this including hormonal decline, toxicities, state of hydration and nutritional deficiencies. Antioxidants taken internally and applied to the surface skin and absorbed help. ...Read more
I've been using coconut oil for my skin and I'm wondering if there is anything I should be concerned about. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Possible acne- rare: Coconut oil has plenty of great benefits! However, some people report increases in acne secondary to the use of coconut oil on their skin. Majority of coconut oil users have very positive results. If you do develop acne, consider switching to Jojoba oil or mix the coconut oil with a light oil. For best results, stick with organic unrefined coconut oil. ...Read more
Will moisturize only: The gold standard for lightening dark marks is hydroquinone. You can purchase fading creams that contain 2-3% hydroquinone without a prescription (ambi, atra, porcelana, nadinola, to name a few). You should also be careful to protect your skin with sunscreen, as sun will make dark marks darker. There are also stronger prescription fading creams and chemical peels, if you need them. ...Read more
I heard that coconut oil is can be used instead of sunscreen is that true will it burn my skin or no?
Not sunscreen: Coconut oil will not work as a sunscreen but will be a nice moisturizer! ...Read more
I ONLY want to use natural organic NO CHEMICALS on my skinWill castor oil break out my clear skin if I apply lightly on my face every night? Coconut?
I was told to rub coconut oil in my hair and scalp and massage it in the roots of my hairnbut I was wondering will that get into my head and affect me?
Myths: First it would surprise me if any medical expert told you this without a specific reason. I can think of no medical reason for this. But, your assumption is 100% incorrect. It would not absorb through even the top layer of skin. Your body is fully able to protect your brain and all of the organs from unwanted exposures! ...Read more
What can I use for dry itchy skin? I have tried coconut oil, and after 15 minutes, I'm ashy again. Used Goldbond lotion, didn't work
Dry skin: The best treatment for dry skin, assuming no other pathology like hypothyroidism, dehydration, diabetes isn't the cause, is applying a moisturizer like keri lotion after a shower or bath while your skin is still wet. This serves to restore oils and normal moisture to the skin. Avoid very dry environment (too much dry heat, Sun or excess air conditioning. ...Read more