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What are all the tools, chemicals need finish growing my beard? I have patches does Jamaican black castor oil work? Where I can find everything needed

What are all the tools, chemicals need finish growing my beard? I have patches does Jamaican black castor oil work? Where I can find everything needed

Typically patchy: beard hair is hereditary of a condition known as Alopecia areata. I would see dermatologist and consider prescription meds or injections to try to fill in remaining areas of hair missing. hope that helps ...Read more

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Castor Oil (Definition)

Castor oil is a laxative which is a ...Read more


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Is the jamaican black castor oil bad for pregnant women?

Caution: To use topically or ingest. Either way i would avoid the product. ...Read more

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I use Jamaica black castor oil on scalp and It feels painful and it make feel bad like sick?

Stop using it: I am not familiar with the product however if it causes pain you should use another product. Unfortunately most of the over the counter products are not tested or regulated. The ingredients listed on the container may help determine what you are coming in contact with but it may not be accurate ...Read more

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Can Jamaican or regular castor oil really help with hair growth and thinning hair? My hair is thinning at my scalp on my L side. I'm 23 good diet

Can Jamaican or regular castor oil really help with hair growth and thinning hair? My hair is thinning at my scalp on my L side. I'm 23 good diet

Castor oil: of ANY kind is NOT an accepted medical way of treating your hair thinning. You should consult your Primary Care Provider to rule out disorders which can alter you normal hair growth (eg Thyroid Disorders) You may benefit from medical treatment for male pattern baldness (Yes it happens in females!) There very successful treatments. Finally a visit to a Board Certified DERMATOLOGIST may be useful
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Hi.Using jamican black castor oil topically onto my hair during pregnancy..is it safe??thank you

No known effects: Topical application of castor oil is not known to affect your pregnancy, infact castor oil has been used by some mid wives to induce labor at term (Efficacy has not been tested) ...Read more

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I'm 34 weeks and 5 days pregnant i was dancing around for atleast 15 then decided to use black castor oil will i be ok or should go to the hosiptal ??

Seems ok: I see nothing wrong with being pregnant and dancing...
Black castor oil (I assume you are using this on your hair?) would have no impact on the baby. If you have any concerning symptoms, call your OB. ...Read more

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Is daily dose of castor oil harmful ?

Yes, very: Daily use of caster oil makes the bowel lazy, and dependant on the laxative to move its content. ...Read more

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Has castor oil ever been related to miscarriages?

No: If someone had been given castor oil and miscarried, i would not associate the miscarriage with the castor oil. Also, this cannot be used to induce a miscarriage. ...Read more

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I took 2 Tbls of castor oil then I googled it. Just wondering if it can harm my baby ?

I took 2 Tbls of castor oil then I googled it. Just wondering if it can harm my baby ?

How many weeks preg?: Castor Oil should not be taken without first consulting a physician. It could result in harm to your unborn baby. Castor Oil effects are very strong to the mother, it could put stress on the fetus.Under stress, fetal heart-rate increases and the anal sphincter relaxes, resulting in the release of meconium. When the amniotic fluid becomes contaminated with meconium, the baby can inhale this. ...Read more

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Can castor oil treat lipomas?

Can castor oil treat lipomas?

No, where, why ?: Lipoma is a mass of fat cells, usually not related to lymph nodes. Surgery is recommended for many reasons mainly 1- cosmotic reasons 2-on patient's request. Rarely lipoma changes into cancer after they change size, texture or radiology findings. Many patients and doctors do not do surgery, jusr follow and observe, tell us more ! is it really lipoma? ...Read more

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Castor oil safe on eyelashes?

Why: Why would you want to use castor oil on your eyelashes? ...Read more

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How come castor oil doesn't make me poo?

Need another: You may need another product that is stronger. Or you may try wheat husks. ...Read more

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Why is castor oil good for your eyelashes?

Oil: Cod liver oil & other oils high in omega 3s improve the meibomian gland oil to stabilize tear film so does not evaporate quickly: see eyedoc2020@blogspot.com "lid hygiene" for more info. ...Read more

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Could you put castor oil u.s.p in your hair?

Castor oil on hair: Yes you could. Lets do 2nd opinion to get better idea of what you are trying to do. ...Read more

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What are the uses for zinc and castor oil cream?

What are the uses for zinc and castor oil cream?

Protection: Zinc tends to kill things ergo zinc lozenges for sore throats that was so popular years ago. Zinc also blocks the harmful UV -A and B rays from the sun protectin your skin from potential cancer causing burns.
Caster oil is a preparation you swallow which is basically a laxative. The taste is horrendous but as a kid I swore it helped with constipation. It was thought the oil killed viruses, not so. ...Read more

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How to use castor oil on my hair for hair thickness?

Don't: you will look and smell like a grease ball, and there is not a single legitimate, reasonable expectation nor Ioda of medical literature that documents that this works ...Read more

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What does castor oil do to a 24 weeks old unborn baby?

Maternal diarrhea: Castor oil will cause painful cramping and diarrhea for the mother. It is not likely to harm a fetus. It is not recommended for use. ...Read more

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Can bicarbonste of soda and castor oil remove blackheads?

No: Blackheads can be removed with a comedone extractor. Topical treatment with a retinoid like retin-a, differin, tazorac (tazarotene) and benzoyl peroxide can be used. Please see a dermatologist for the best treatment. ...Read more