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How To Wash With Essential Oils
Why would you ?: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or oil that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. Many alternative practices, oils etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work.nor safe. Some could do serious harm. Check https://nccih.nih.gov/ for research ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many places to buy: One can find essential oils at any health food store and they're also widely available online. There are many reputable companies that produce essential oils. Here is one guide to them: http://wellnessappliances.com/best-essential-oil-brands/ PureSacra is a company that specializes in Frankincense oil and sells products online. See http://draxe.com/what-is-frankincense/ for info on frankincense. ...Read more
Unknown: Although recommended on some internet sites the only known uses of tree tea oil are as and antibacterial and antifungal agent on the skin and as a substitute for tea leaves. Well. If you can drink it as a tea, it's probably safe. Hyperhidrosis is due to an imbalance of the autonomic nervous system. Get checked for thyroid & adrenal disease. If negative, try biofeedback or meditation. ...Read more
You know how we wash our hands with soap to remove bacteria should you wash your insides of your nose with soap as well to clean out bacteria?
Nose: You don't need to clean the inside of the nose with soap and water. Mucus helps to flush out debris. ...Read more
Will giving coconut oil to a child with asthma have any affect on him? Is it healthy to replace cooking oils with coconut oils?
Coconut oil: Coconut oil is one if the few oils that doesn't degrade to less healthy by-products under high temperatures. It also is felt to have some anti fungal and antibacterial properties. As long as a person is not allergic to coconut, it would be unlikely to trigger asthma symptoms. ...Read more
Some limited support: While not an fda approved use or strongly supported by repeated, high-quality controlled studies, some small studies suggest that moderate to high doses of omega-three fatty acids (epa and dha) taken daily can improve mood symptoms, to include depression and bipolar depression. See your doctor before starting regimens of large amounts of fish oil, if you are thinking of doing so. ...Read more
How to deal with facial hair. I can't to use the pills by mixing them with olive oil and apply directly to the scalp. is that possible?
What are you asking?: Your question isn't clear. You seem upset and probably rightly so. Please clarify and ask us again. ...Read more
Probably but...: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or oil that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. Many alternative practices, oils etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work.nor safe. Some could do serious harm. Check https://nccih.nih.gov/ for research ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tea tree oil mixed with my cleanser helps me with my papules. Can I mix it with an oil combination (Vit E and Jojoba oil) to make it more effective ?
The joke is on you: Not one of these things has any effect on acne. In fact they are all a WASTE OF MONEY. By "papules" you may be referring to acne. There are effective treatments for acne. They really work. The main problem is that they must not be used during pregnancy or nursing. A dermatologist can help you. Meanwhile you can try 2 1/2% or 5% benzoyl peroxide gel, which might help after 2 or 3 months. ...Read more
Maybe not the oils: Using sage essential oil for this purpose may not have much evidence, but using sage extract (salvia officinalis) may have some benefit. http://tinyurl.com/q76w6s7 there are very possibly some cognitive effects with rosemary oil: http://tinyurl.Com/pggj5m9 you could place a drop or 2 on some cotton and inhale gently; also there are air diffusers for this purpose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Health Food: In areas where I have lived - it has been carried in the health sections of health food stores. You should also be able to purchase it on-line. ...Read more
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