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Doctor insights on: Menthol Crystals

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Is menthol crystal bad for ones immune system if inhaled. I normally mix it with Vicks vaporup, I don't know y i do, i guess i just like the scent, so is it?

Is menthol crystal bad for ones immune system if inhaled. I normally mix it with Vicks vaporup, I don't know y i do, i guess i just like the scent, so is it?

Not known to be bad: Like many natural remedies research is limited, but i could find no evidence that menthol crystals are harmful. See http://www.Globalhealingcenter.Com/natural-health/menthol-crystals-for-lung-cleansing/ for the best article I have found on the benefits of menthol crystals. ...Read more

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Are Menthols the most dangerous cigarettes?

Are Menthols the most dangerous cigarettes?

Cigarettes: Smoking cigarettes is dangerous -- menthols or not. If you can quit, you'll reduce your risk of CV disease, lung CA, other cancers, stroke .... Not to mention whiter teeth and fresher breath... Think about it :) there are many options nowadays. Meet with a doc and try one that's right for you :) ...Read more

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How much arsenic and menthol are in a cigarette?

How much arsenic and menthol are in a cigarette?

No good data: Arsenic is a side effect of the type of soil the tobacco is grown in. This is not regulated. Menthol is an additive to improve the taste and encourage the use of the product. If these things concern you, then perhaps this is a terrific time to reconsider your tobaccom addiction and stop for good. Tobacco smoke is full of toxins, poisons and noxious material. ...Read more

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Why does it feel like my throught and chest is cold. Like I ate something menthol. It's been like this for over a week. Feels like I ate menthol.?

Why does it feel like my throught and chest is cold. Like I ate something menthol. It's been like this for over a week. Feels like I ate menthol.?

Change in Taste: A change in the sensation of the throat, nose, and chest can occur with a recent viral infection, such as influenza or parainfluenza. Try using saline nasal rinses and oral gargles, 1/4 tsp/16 ounces. Usually, the sensation passes over time. Go see your doctor for an exam. ...Read more