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You are on your own: I don't believe there is a standard definition. More often it is a marketing gimmick ...Read more
Vinegar and a: product called "Simple Green" may be what you are looking for. Use each product by itself and see what works best in each particular job. Thank you for trying to rid the world of chemicals. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I use some topical products that contain paraben such as eyeshadows, compact powder, shampoos/conditioners, lotions. I'm currently 29w pregnant. Harm?
No: If you do not get a violent, red, itchy reaction, then you can continue to use them. ...Read more
Yes: Eating poinsettia leaves can cause nausea and vomiting in adults and children. (as can cedar bark and pyracantha.) the sap can cause an allergic rash. Definite poisonous holiday plants include mistletoe, holly, amaryllis, daffodils, jerusalem cherry, and lilies. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Could HIV live on cardboard, leather, or other products that come from living things (like animals and trees)?
Are pepper based sinus sprays such as sinus buster safe/is there any risk of sinus damage from the pepper chemicals?
Yes, possibly!: When we get exposed to peppers we get sneezing and running nose, because our immune system is trying to expel irritants from the nose. The symptoms are the same as when you get exposed to allergen. However, you don't want to expose your body to irritating substance as it can possibly damage your local defense on repeated exposure. ...Read more
Are there any reports of allergy or anaphylaxis to bottled waters, flavored waters, or mineral waters?
Are calendula, roman chamomile, hemp oil good for new born skin? These ingredients are in a shampoo product.
No: In general, the less put on newborn skin the better - much of what is put on will be absorbed. ...Read more
Is it safe to use to 100% natural products? (like products which claim to have coconut & other plant-derived ingredients instead of synthetic ones)
Natural products: can lower the probability of illness but are no guarantee against health problems. Please think holistically. Look at your lifestyle. Do you exercise, get enough rest, etc. All of this helps. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Should survivors of pulmonary emboli avoid exposure to aresol products like air fresheners and cleaning chemicals?
All : All plants participate in photosynthesis, a chemical reaction that converts carbon dioxide into organic compounds such as sugars, using the energy from sunlight. In general the more chlorophyll present (the substance that provides the green color to leaves), the more photosynthesis that will be taking place. Therefore as a general rule, the larger and leafier the plant, the more photosynthesis that will be occurring in the presence of sunlight. However, having more indoor plants will not result in a significantly lower carbon dioxide concentration than the rest of the atmosphere, as indoor air is always in communication with the rest of the environment. Also, carbon dioxide at these concentrations is not harmful to humans, and having indoor plants does not result in significant air detoxification that can be attributed to any meaningful health benefits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Oils can cause various reactions of the skin dependent on a patients sensitivity to them. ...Read more
Fish oil: read this: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/22/whats-in-your-fish-oil-supplements/?_r=0Get a more detailed answer ›
Are chemical ingredients like parabens, isobutyl alcohol, peg carcinogous? They r present in shampoos, cosmetics and everything!
Do artificial dyes(Red 40, Blue 1) cause allergic reactions such as swelling in throat just as natural dyes that come from plants do?
Food dye allergy?: Potentially serious reactions have been reported with a variety of food dyes (also labelled as "food coloring"). However, food dyes are so ubiquitous in foods that it's difficult to make a verifiable association without allergy testing. If you are concerned, you should try to avoid those of concern and consult an allergist to conduct specific testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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