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Is there any health benefit to ingesting wintergreen essential oil?

Is there any health benefit to ingesting wintergreen essential oil?

Not vs the risk: Topically it may relieve pain. However the concentration of methyl salicylate in the oil is very high. 1 teaspoon is equal to 21 aspirins. Thus it could easily induce toxic effects. ...Read more

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Is wintergreen oil in toothpaste effective?

Possibly: Aromatic oils such as wintergreen have a variety of reputed beneficail effects. I am sure an internet search will yield a plethora of information on the subject. ...Read more

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What can I do if I have symptoms of oregano oil overdose?

What can I do if I have symptoms of oregano oil overdose?

If severe - go to ER: Rash?, Vomiting? Tingling? The worst symptom would be internal swelling that prevents you from breathing and it would leave you no time if that happened. So, precautions are wise. If symptoms are mild and improving, just watch and have a plan unless you feel frightened. This is a riskier product than it sounds. Be careful. Best! ...Read more

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I think I overdosed on mineral oil; is it harmful?

See below:: Symptoms are due to mineral oil's laxative action and may include: abdominal pain; dehydration (from severe diarrhea);diarrhea;nausea & vomiting. How well you do depends on the amount of poison swallowed and how quickly treatment is received. The faster you get medical help, the better the chance for recovery. Mineral oil is relatively nontoxic, and recovery is likely. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you overdose on fish oil?

Could you tell me what happens if you overdose on fish oil?

Anticoagulation: High concentration of fish oil can thin your blood and make you susceptible to bleeding. A recent analysis of fish studies showed no benefits above200mg of dha/epa. Best to get your fish oil from wild alaskan salmon and not from some pill processed in a factory. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for mineral oil overdose?

What is the treatment for mineral oil overdose?

See below: They will measure and monitor your vital signs, including temperature, pulse, breathing rate, and blood pressure. Symptoms will be treated as appropriate. You may receive: •breathing support •fluids through a vein (by iv) •tube through the mouth into the stomach to wash out the stomach (gastric lavage). ...Read more

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What is the treatment for castor oil overdose?

What is the treatment for castor oil overdose?

Treatment IV fluids: Signs of a castor oil overdose include throat tightness, skin rash, nausea, fainting, shortness of breath, chest pain, dizziness, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps.While castor oil is not considered poisonous or extremely toxic, there can be allergic reactions. Calling poison control and emergency medical personnel is a safe bet .There may be IV fluids given and medications to treat the sym[toms. ...Read more

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Can one overdose on fish oil supplements?

Unlikely: Unlikely. Recommended dose is 1-3 grams daily. Fish oil can contribute to bleeding in some instances such as surgery. ...Read more