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Is topically using coconut oil, castor oil, sweet almond oil, avocado oil & aloe vera gel (as homemade lash/brow serum) safe to use during pregnancy?
Pregnancy-safe oils: Castor oil and sweet almond oil may bring on early labor, if used earlier than term. Coconut oil and olive oil are safe in pregnancy. Topical vitamin E oil is felt to be safe, but may cause contact dermatitis in some people, as can topical aloe vera. "When in doubt, leave it out" applies in pregnancy. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20306538 ...Read more
Several: Try a cream that has aloe and/or lanolin are the best. ...Read more
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Distil cold-pressed hexane free castor oil-- can this castor oil from aloe vera company be used to treat dry skin?
Oils: Oils do not penetrate well. They are protectors not hydrater's. ...Read more
Deodorant containing sodium bicarbonate (baking soda), corn starch, sustainable palm oil from non-peatlands, tea tree oil be safe for pregnancy?
Is slim-vie a safe herbal wt loss product? Ingred: amylum, mulberry leaf extr, jobstears seed, cassia seed extr, bitter orange extr.? Long-term use?
Does using a homemade scrub, made from sugar, olive oil, vitamin e, and honey , help vanish pimples and dark spots?
No: The effects of such a homemade scrub on the skin is minimal at best. ...Read more
What oil to use to cook foods that are cooked on high heat? (coconut oil vs canola oil etc. Etc.). Cook a lot of indian/ pakistani foods.
Depends: Ghee (choose organic) has one of the highest smoke points. Virgin coconut has a relatively low smoke point, and for higher heat cooking, one may want to use expeller pressed coconut oil. More info: http://drfairchild.Blogspot.Com/2012/12/cooking-oils.Html. ...Read more
Yes: This web site says yes to vinegar.http://www.wikihow.com/treat-head-lice-with-vinegar and this says yes coconut oil works as well.http://www.hybridrastamama.com/2012/09/coconut-oil-and-head-lice.html great question. ...Read more
can aloe vera cause cancer? I have bought body butter from the brand dr. organic which is 100% organic aloe barbadensis leaf juice?
Aloe Precaution: Like many plant preparations, aloe may have different uses from different parts of the plant. Aloe vera gel on skin irritations has been reported as soothing and cooling. Other Aloe plant parts taken by mouth has been report as having a major laxative effect. This is erroneously assumed to be a cause of "weight loss". In reality it is a loss of solid waste from the bowels. Better laxatives exist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have read online about a great skin lotion made with olive oil almond oil rose water beeswax and onion juice first olive oil almond oil onion juice and beeswax is heated until beeswax melts and the rose water is added when it cools down I wanted to ask
Get otc: I would get cerave or cetaphil restoraderm. ...Read more
Not good for anythin: Don't waste your time or money.Get a more detailed answer ›
Which oil - coconut, olive, castor, bio oil or Johnson's baby oil with vitamin e, is best to remove stretch marks on legs, thighs and buttocks?
Clog pores: Coconut oil does cover pores: for some skins this is a good thing as it's mild, natural antibiotic properties kills surface bacteria which can lead to acne/scar tissue; it can also suffocate skin or Meibomian Gland mites (ie, when used at night) which live in oil pores and lead to scar tissue. Still good to wash off completely after use. Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com for more info ...Read more