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Is it ok to drink aloe vera juice while breastfeeding?

Is it ok to drink aloe vera juice while breastfeeding?

In general: Recommend avoiding unnecessary medication and herbals when breastfeeding. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Aloe Lotion (Definition)

Aloe gel, made from the central part of the aloe leaf, is a common household remedy for minor cuts and burns, as well as sunburns. It can be found in many commercial skin lotions and cosmetics. Aloe contains active compounds that may decrease pain and inflammation and stimulate skin growth and repair. For this reason, aloe vera gel has gained tremendous popularity for relief of burns, with individual success in helping minor burns. In one study, burn sites treated with aloe healed completely in less than 16 days compared to 19 days for sites treated with silver sulfadiazine. In a review of the scientific literature, researchers found that patients who were treated with aloe vera healed an average of almost 9 days sooner than those who weren't treated with the medicinal plant. However, other studies show mixed results, including at least one study that found aloe actually delayed healing. Aloe is best used for minor burns and skin irritations, and should never be applied ...Read more


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Is it safe to drink aloe water while pregnant?

Is it safe to drink aloe water while pregnant?

No: I think topical alo vera is ok but i would not use it orally when pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to drink pure lemon juice while pregnant?

Is it healthy to drink pure lemon juice while pregnant?

Pure lemon: Juice can significantly damage tooth enamel. Would not recommend pure lemon juice. But beverages with lemon as a content are ok. ...Read more

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Is drinking aloe vera juice bad for you during pregnancy?

Is drinking aloe vera juice bad for you during pregnancy?

Pasteurized?: It is ill-advised to participate in the consumption of any unpasteurized fruit or vegetable juices. ...Read more

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Is organic aloe Vera juice safe for constipation?

Is organic aloe Vera juice safe for constipation?

Yes: As Dr. Rudnick states, it's wise to find and treat the cause, but for now Aloe juice is very safe and has many benefits (http://tinyurl.com/o6eh7dw). However, it's not particuarly effective for constipation. The rind of the plant is a strong laxative but generally the rind isn't juiced. You can use rind extracts occ. as a laxative. Make sure you are on enough thyroid: http://tinyurl.com/6gvsxqu ...Read more

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Is drinking aloe vera and amla juice is really beneficial for skin?

Is drinking aloe vera and amla juice is really beneficial for skin?

Juice vs topical.: Aloe vera juice can assist with digestion if ingested prior to a meal. It can be used to prevent ; treat constipation. Aloe vera is reported to help some types of anemia. Some studies suggest that it may be helpful with weight loss ; lowering blood glucose levels. ** topical aloe vera soothes inflamed, burned ; irritated skin ; reduces the chance of skin infections. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use toothpaste containing aloe vera during pregnancy?

Is it okay to use toothpaste containing aloe vera during pregnancy?

No: Toothpaste with fluoride is much more protective of the possible calcium absorption of your teeth from the pregnancy then aloe vera. ...Read more

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Why is aloe vera juice not good for diverticulosis?

Why is aloe vera juice not good for diverticulosis?

Who says that?: Does not matter if you drink aloe vera or not. It does not affect diverticulosis either way. ...Read more

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How much aloe vera juice is permitted daily?

As much as you want: Aloe vera juice is very safe and non-toxic. There is evidence supporting a wide range of benefits of drinking aloe vera. Aloe can boost immunity, reduce inflammation, treat diabetes, lower cholesterol, treat ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome ; colitis, kill cancer cells, treat heartburn, thin blood, lower blood pressure etc. For more info ; references see http://www.Naturalnews.Com/021858.Html. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink acai juice while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to drink acai juice while breastfeeding?

Yes: Any fruit juice is usually fine, in small amounts, as part of a balanced diet. Fruit juice is not necessary and has lots of sugar (and is usually acidic). It is better to eat the fruit, because one tends to get fewer calories eating fruit than drinking the juice. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink coconut water everyday?

Is it safe to drink coconut water everyday?

Yes: Coconut water is a good source of potassium and other electrolytes and gives better hydration than water alone. Raw coconut water also has enzymes that may have (unproven) benefits. I was interviewed for a good article that explores this topic: http://www.Santacruz.Com/news/2013/07/09/coconut_water_everything_its_cracked_up_to_be. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink prune juice for constipation while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to drink prune juice for constipation while breastfeeding?

Constipation : Bottoms up. No problem with drinking prune juice. Fiber comes in many foods. You can have variety and still do your work! Lots of plain water works well too. ...Read more

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Is aloe vera drink safe during pregnancy?

Is aloe vera drink safe during pregnancy?

We don't exactly : Know if aloe vera is safe to take during pregnancy because the fda does not regulate herbs and supplements. Personally i won't recommend it during pregnancy because of its blood thinning effect. Best wishes! http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/drugs-supplements/aloe/safety/hrb-20058665. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use a honey, lemon juice, cinnamon, and nutmeg mask everyday?

Is it okay to use a honey, lemon juice, cinnamon, and nutmeg mask everyday?

Bad idea: I believe this is a cruel internet prank. Having acne is bad enough without people directing you to do something this difficult, messy, and disappointing. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink prune juice and orange juice with Celiac disease?

Is it safe to drink prune juice and orange juice with Celiac disease?

Celiac: As long as prune juice and orange juice contain only the juices of those fruits, they should be fine. But I would beware of certain additives and preservatives that may contain gluten. For instance, certain stabilizers and thickeners contain gluten. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink papaya juice during pregnancy?

Yes: Yes , just avoid the one with added auger if you are diabetic. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink unpasteurized juice while pregnant?

Is it safe to drink unpasteurized juice while pregnant?

Yes: I'm not aware of any fruit juice in the US that's unsafe. Natural processed juice has a much shorter shelf life, even in the frig. High sugar content in juice usually means it will only go moldy or ferment then you have to watch your alcohol intake. ...Read more

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Using Aloe (Definition)

The Aloe vera plant has been used for thousands of years to heal a variety of conditions, most notably burns, wounds, skin irritations, and constipation. It is grown in most subtropical and tropical locations, including South Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Aloe was one of the most frequently prescribed medicines throughout most of the 18th and 19th centuries and it remains one of the most commonly used herbs in the United States today. However, oral use of aloe for constipation is no longer recommended, as it can ...Read more


Fruit Juice (Definition)

There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more