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I accidently swallowed peppermint oil will i be okay?

I accidently swallowed peppermint oil will i be okay?

Yes.: Peppermint oil has traditionally been used to calm a queasy stomach, help with nausea, and ease gas. It is not toxic. ...Read more

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I had a bad kitchen accident with extremely hot cooking oil. It exploded and spilled on my hand and I have a bad purple redish scar. Anything i can do?

I had a bad kitchen accident with extremely hot cooking oil. It exploded and spilled on my hand and I have a bad purple redish scar. Anything i can do?

Burn scar treatment: If the burn has healed then its a matter of scar management. Sun protection with 30+ spf, scar massage, stretching, silicone based scar creams/sheeting, & possibly fractional laser treatments may help. If it involves any joints you should be followed by a doctor & hand therapist to avoid scars that limit joint movement (contracture). If it is not healed you should be seen by a doctor as well. ...Read more

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We were at the grocery I was holding a cooking spray oil and I accidently spray my mother's eye because I thought it was lock. What should I do?

We were at the grocery I was holding a cooking spray oil and I accidently spray my mother's eye because I thought it was lock. What should I do?

Chemical irritant: We typically recommend immediate flushing of affected eye(s) w/plenty of (clean) water if exposed to chemicals or foreign body. Depending upon type of exposure as well as response to flushing, you should also see medical evaluation, specifically by eye doctor (Ophthalmologist), especially if irritation continues/worsens or there's a change in vision. ...Read more

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What is castro oil for?

What is castro oil for?

Castor oil is made: From castor "bean". Used in foods as additive & mold inhibitor, as grain preservative in some countries, as a laxative (caution: cramps), skin conditioner, as additive in many drugs, as a lubricant in many industries, as part of polyurethane. ...Read more

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How to reduce facial oil?

How to reduce facial oil?

Gentle baby soap+: Gentle baby soap washing followed by a light application of witch hazel ( seabreeze ) on a cotton ball- 2-3 times daily. Let the witch hazel air dry- it is an astringent. ...Read more

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What is lorenzo's oil for?

What is lorenzo's oil for?

Lorenzo's Oil: can be used to prevent progression of adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) in asymptomatic boys. ...Read more

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Is oil olay good for kids?

Is oil olay good for kids?

Skin oil: In general, for kids it is always better to use simple oils to lubricate the skin. You may use simple petrolium jelly over dry skin. ...Read more

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