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Yes.: If you take a lotion and add green tea to it, you could call it green tea lotion. Good luck though, since tea is made with water and won't mix with lotion. It might be easier to obtain a green tea extract and mix it with the lotion, or buy green tea lotion. ...Read more
Not necessarily.: Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. Studies suggest green tea can assist with glycemic control, have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. White & red tea are very healthy. ...Read more
Not sure: I don't know how well it would blend with ready made lotion. When it is made from scratch one recipe recommends steeping 2 tbs of green tea tea in 3/4 cup of near-boiling water for at least five minutes before pouring through cheesecloth into the lotion mix. ...Read more
Acne: Try otc products that contain benzoyl peroxide- if these don't work, see your pcp for evaluation because acne can cause permanent scarring. Your doctor can start you on topical retinoic acid, topical/oral antibiotics (acne can become aggravated by a bacteria called propionibacterium acnes), or birth control depending on the severity. You may need to see a dermatologist if you have severe acne. ...Read more
2yr old has dark green diarrhea both thick/watery with bright green mucus, after food poisoning from undercooked hamburger.
Diarrhea: When red meat is not cooked properly or is kept in the refrigerated condition for a long time, the possibility of diarrhea increases manifold. Consumption of red meat that is infected with a bacterium called Escherichia coli is one of the most common causes of food poisoning. Maybe he should get a stool culture. Keep him well hydrated and if there is fever, and diarrhea continues go to the ER. ...Read more
Is it ok to use lotions that contain extracts black tea leaf, green tea leaf (camellia sinensis) during pregnancy?
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Is my vegetable intake okay? I eat mostly green veggies(broccoli, mixed greens, green pepper, green beans, etc.). My fruit intake is quite colorful.
Sounds good to me: I recommend people eat fruits & vegetables of all colors as the colors are made by different beneficial micronutrients. It's great that you're eating the veggies you do & that you're getting colorful fruits, so you're doing fine, but consider adding in some red/orange/yellow peppers, onions, carrots, tomatoes & purple cabbage. You might also consider seeing a good homeopath for your thought issues. ...Read more
Toddler (2 y-male) with green soft stool with dark green small filaments. Symptom: loss of appetite (5 days) hasn't eat anything green nor with dye?
Normal: The stool color is provided by the bile from the liver that is adds to fecal debris.It starts out a deep green & slowly changes thru greens to yellows to browns as the germs in the intestines metabolize the bile.Green generally means the stool in question moved through faster or was subject to less change by gut germs.If worried about something else schedule a visit. ...Read more
Glan pennis-red patches & white scales-had neosporin h-now mucous like discharge with itchin.I wash it with hot water and use betadine lotion to clean?
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No evidence for this: Caffeine is a potent stimulator of smooth muscle and may, therefore, have an impact on bowel function. One observational study showed that coffee consumption had some effect on constipation. However, japanese and chinese teas may have components that mitigate this effect of caffeine. If you want a beverage to help you move your bowels, you may be better off drinking a cup of hot coffee. ...Read more
Green Tea Benefits: I admire you for your desire to have Good health. According to the National Institutes of Health, green tea is very effective to increase mental alertness. Green tea is chosen to be one of the best ingredients for cleansing and detox diet as it contains high antioxidants that will help the body to fight against free radicals which are harmful to the body. ...Read more