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Doctor insights on: Herbal Skin Remedies

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Is it safe to use herbal skin remedies while nursing?

Is it safe to use herbal skin remedies while nursing?

No: I wouldn't. Many could be unsafe-- for example, products with lavender oil have estrogen-like effects, and have caused feminization of boys when used topically (though it's unclear if ingestion occurred.) i recommend you use plain, proven safe products-- anything that's labeled for use on your baby is going to be safe for you to use on your own skin. ...Read more

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My wife as got arthritic tension of the head she s on every pill u can think of is there. A herbal remedy she could use?

My wife as got arthritic tension of the head she s on every pill u can think of is there. A herbal remedy she could use?

Medical Use of MJ: Marijuana is an herb used frequently in this setting. It is an anti-ionflammatory as the class of medicine and it leads to less pain medication use and to a better sense of less tension caused by arthritic pain. ...Read more

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Is there any good effective herbal treatment for getting a glowy skin?

Is there any good effective herbal treatment for  getting a glowy skin?

Exercise!: Regular exercise (30-40 minutes 3-4 times a week) is excellent for the skin as well as the rest of your body. ...Read more

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Which herbal remedies or medicine can be used on human skin?

Which herbal remedies or medicine can be used on human skin?

Home remedies: A natural home remedy for dry skin could be made by application of a combination of common foods. Some common ingredients used for dry skin care include olive oil, honey, oat meal and yogurt. In addition to this certain kinds of herbal teas and a variety of seeds and fruits are a good remedy for treating acne, wrinkles and help in dry skin care. ...Read more

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What is candidiasis and its treatment. Are there any herbal treatement for this?

What is candidiasis and its treatment. Are there any herbal treatement for this?

Candidiasis is a: Fungal infection caused by yeasts belonging to the genus candida & > 20 species of candida yeasts can cause infection in humans (most common is candida albicans). Candida yeasts normally live on the skin & mucous membranes without causing infection; however, overgrowth of these organisms can cause symptoms to develop. Check out this site: http://www.Cdc.Gov/fungal/candidiasis/. ...Read more

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What is herbal treatment for fibromyalga?

What is herbal treatment for fibromyalga?

Use a combination!: I would suggest a combination of vits, mineral, herbal and trace elements along with wellness, aerobic, heat as in soaking and yoga. Reflexology and related options. Acupressure. Use self-trigger point release or acupuncture. ...Read more

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Is herbal treatment helpful for sinusitus ?

Is herbal treatment helpful for sinusitus ?

Good for anything?: What most people with serious illnesses get from herbal medicines is worse! why would anyone spend money on unproven herbal preparations about which they know nothing. There have been numerous reports of people becoming critically ill when the stuff they were taking proved to be toxic. Go see a doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any herbal alternatives for narcolepsy treatment?

Are there any herbal alternatives for narcolepsy treatment?

Some: Narcolepsy is an issue with a brain chemical that controls degree of wakefulness and control on timing of wakefulness. So herbs (caffeine and noncaffeine) products that work through a different system (often adenosine) can be helpful t keep awake during day. Also behavior for short napping helps. Food metabolism also affects, specifically gluten has been. ...Read more

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Is there an herbal remedy for ADD?

Is there an herbal remedy for ADD?

No: there is no herbal receive for ADD. the. Eat treatment for ADD is to set up routines and schedules around your child's life to help him/her organize. Then you need to have a sport to help him as an outlet, like karate, swimming, etc. supplements like fish oil or omega 3 i, vitamin D is a great idea. Stimulants might help depending on the severity. ...Read more

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What is the herbal remedy sepia used for?

What is the herbal remedy sepia used for?

Sepia: Herbal remedies are made from plants. Sepia is not an herbal remedy -- it is a homeopathic one, made from the ink of the cuttlefish. It has many, many uses, including nausea and vomiting of pregnancy; itching vaginitis with white, offensive discharge; left-sided-headaches, especially over the left eye; and premenstrual irritability. ...Read more

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What is the best herbal treatment for SIBO ?

What is the best herbal treatment for SIBO ?

SIBO, documented?: Treatment is often offered empirically when sibo (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) is suspected. However symptoms recur when the antibiotics are gone. Is this due to underlying ibs, regrowth of bacteria (or resistant ones!), parasites, altered GI transit, or something else? Bifidobacter-containing probiotics may reduce gassiness, a xifaxan (rifaximin) trial may help, but evaluation is best pursued now. ...Read more

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Any herbal treatment for allergies?

Any herbal treatment for allergies?

Beware: Many herbal medicines make claims with anecdotal evidence but not scientific double blind study. Placebo effect works about 35% of the time! ...Read more

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What herbal treatment lowers cholesterol?

What herbal treatment lowers cholesterol?

Nothing: Nothing that approaches the level of improvement provided by medicines. HOWEVER: diet, EXERCISE and weight loss are the ticket for a better lipid profile, independently of medications. Unfortunately: there are no shortcuts!!! ...Read more

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What is the herbal treatment for bedwetting?

What is the herbal treatment for bedwetting?

None: Bedwetting is a normal developmental stage for many children and is now considered normal up into the teens. One or both parents usually have a history of bedwetting. No herbs have been shown to help in clinical trials. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bed-wetting/basics/alternative-medicine/CON-20015089 http://www.webmd.com/parenting/bedwetting-solutions-12/default.htm ...Read more

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What is candidiasis and its treatment. Is there any herbal treatment for this. ?

What is candidiasis and its treatment. Is there any herbal treatment for this. ?

Yeast infection: Candidiasis is very common in female and antibiotics administration can increased its likelyhood. One can use cranbury juice and yougurt which can help with getting the yeast infection. ...Read more

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Is there an herbal remedy for bladder stones?

Is there an herbal remedy for bladder stones?

Yes & no: There are such remedies but none proven by studies to work. (see mayo clinic article: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/bladder-stones/ds00904/dsection=alternative-medicine). You can try some of the listed herbs, but see your pcp or urologist first to discuss other options. ...Read more

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I need to know if there is an herbal treatment for adhd?

I need to know if there is an herbal treatment for adhd?

None that are: Proven to be effective. You can avoid caffeine and processed sugars which can worsen add symptoms. ...Read more