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Hot Six Oil
Natural healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are the key by keeping the area covered and protected from further damage changed every other day. No ice. ...Read more
Massaging: Afterapplication of oil when you massage your scalp, the friction through fingers and heat created thereby cause the hot feeling in addition to dilatation of the blood vessels by the warmth you create by after application and massaging. The scalp is very rich in blood supply and the massaging of scalp is good for hair strenght by improving over all vascularity if oil is applied in moderation. ...Read more
^ Elasticity: Hot oil treatments can help to restore the elasticity of hair that has been damaged. It can also moisturize and increase hair strength. ...Read more
Cold water: Cold or icy water is a good initial therapy. ...Read more
I'm from the caribbean and it's hot. Is coconut oil good for hair and skin and when is the best time to apply it?
Oil: Coconut or jojoba oil are good to apply to moisturize the skin and scalp, put on the hair and skin overnight. ...Read more
What is the safest health rubber hot bottle to use alone with castor oil packs ? I need quality also .ASAP. PLEASE HELP .
Difficult to say: most consumer hot rubber bottle are safe in the USA. It is hard to endorse one particular one ...Read more
HELP. I was flipping a pancake and 3 drops of hot oil splashed my face. It's red not too much but I don't want a scar. What do I do?
Normal wound care: At this point (hours after injury) topical antibiotic ointment or cream is all that is needed. No one can promise no scar from any injury, but keeping out of sunlight as much as possible while it heals will allow the collagen to lay down normally with less scar formation. ...Read more
I was burnt on my arm christmas eve on a pewter pot that had hot oil at about 450 degrees. It didn't look bad till now. It's bigger now and swelling. ?
Burn: See your doctor asap as you may have an infection and will need oral antibiotics. ...Read more