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Is organic pumpkin seed oil & organic cranberry seed oil safe to take with metoprolol?

Is organic pumpkin seed oil & organic cranberry seed oil safe to take with metoprolol?

Pharmacist: I believe your pharmacist can help you with this type of question. I feel most physicians are unacquainted with those supplements. ...Read more

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Which is healthier: grapeseed oil or sunflower oil?

Grapeseed sunflower: Depends on what health issues you are trying to treat. Lets chant and we can figure out what is best for you. ...Read more

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Which is better fax seed oil or fish oil supplements?

Which is better fax seed oil or fish oil supplements?

Fish Oil: Fish oil does not need to be converted in the body to obtain the beneficial omega-3 fatty acids but flax seed does so fish oil would be the better supplement. My best. ...Read more

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What's tea tree oil for?

What's tea tree oil for?

Herbal remedy: Tea tree oil derived from the melaleuca tree is used as a topical antiseptic for bacterial and fungal infections. I can't tell you if its effective or not. It's also used as a substitute for tea. There are in expensive effective otc antibacterial and antifungal creams & ointments that can be used just as easily and that are known to be effective. ...Read more

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Is topically using coconut oil, castor oil, sweet almond oil, avocado oil & aloe vera gel (as homemade lash/brow serum) safe to use during pregnancy?

Is topically using coconut oil, castor oil, sweet almond oil, avocado oil & aloe vera gel (as homemade lash/brow serum) safe to use during pregnancy?

Pregnancy-safe oils: Castor oil and sweet almond oil may bring on early labor, if used earlier than term. Coconut oil and olive oil are safe in pregnancy. Topical vitamin E oil is felt to be safe, but may cause contact dermatitis in some people, as can topical aloe vera. "When in doubt, leave it out" applies in pregnancy. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20306538 ...Read more

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Can I dilute tea tree oil with vegetable oil or water instead of with olive/coconut oil?

Tea tree oil: Tea tree oil can be mixed with both of these things. But what are you using it to treat, as the mixtures are different. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use coconut oil, grape seed oil, argon oil, cinnamon powder topically during pregnancy?

Is it ok to use coconut oil, grape seed oil, argon oil, cinnamon powder topically during pregnancy?

Why would you?: There are not restrictions applying fruit oils during pregnancy but why would you? None of these have any proven health benefits and are probably quite messy and expensive. ...Read more

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Is coconut oil actually healthy?

Is coconut oil actually healthy?

Pros of coconut oil: ...contains good mono- & polyunsaturated fats, & has no trans fat. Also, virgin coconut oil might have a positive effect on cholesterol levels & help protect against heart disease. Keep in mind its still high in saturated fat so don't replace all your cooking oil with it, use in moderation, & figure into your daily calorie & fat count. (Ref. bhg.com) ...Read more

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Which is healthier: olive oil or corn oil?

Which is healthier: olive oil or corn oil?

Olive oil, Corn Oil: Both Olive oil and Corn oil have monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats which lower the Cholesterol and protect against Heart disease. Olive oil has a higher percentage of monounsaturated fats when compared to corn oil. Olive oil also has the most nutritional value when it is freshest It is possible that information may not be available about Corn being genetically engineered. ...Read more

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Which is healthier for baking: olive oil or vegetable oil?

Which is healthier for baking: olive oil or vegetable oil?

Olive oil: is by far the better oil for any use. Vegetable oils can contain a mix of oils and get solid at room temp. One has to read the label carefully to understand way we are actually consuming w/vegetable oil. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Which is healthier for baking: grapeseed oil or olive oil?

Which is healthier for baking: grapeseed oil or olive oil?

Olive: Grapeseed oil is high in polyunsaturated fat, which when exposed to heat and oxygen gets oxidized and unhealthy. Use olive oil or coconut oil for baking or cooking. Use grapeseed or flax oils cold. ...Read more

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Are fishoils, flaxseed oils, krill oil, cod fish oils beneficial to our health?

Are fishoils, flaxseed oils, krill oil, cod fish oils beneficial to our health?

Not certain: Since it is so difficult to demonstrate any clear benefit, the answer is that intelligent meal planning is important, but these supplements are probably a waste of money for most people. Glucosamine is clearly a waste of money, yielding the same result as the placebo in the largest and best trials. ...Read more

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Does fish oil contain testosterone?

Does fish oil contain testosterone?

No but ...: Fish oils do not contain testosterone but there are a few studies showing that fish oils can decrease sex hormone binding globulin (a molecule that binds to testosterone), thereby increasing the amount of free testosterone (the active form of testosterone) available to use. ...Read more

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Wat are the benefit of pure for.Lover oil to toddlers?

Wat are the benefit of pure for.Lover oil to toddlers?

Not sure: Are you talking about cod liver oil? If so, there isn't a clear recommendation for children to take cod liver oil or fish oil supplements. The best thing is to give your child a balanced diet with healthy foods. ...Read more

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Where can I get 100% pure argan oil?

Where can I get 100% pure argan oil?

Many options: You can get it online (Amazon) or beauty stores (like Sephora). You could also try a health food place like Whole Foods. ...Read more

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Does 100% pure coconut oil clog your pores?

Does 100% pure coconut oil clog your pores?

Clog pores: Coconut oil does cover pores: for some skins this is a good thing as it's mild, natural antibiotic properties kills surface bacteria which can lead to acne/scar tissue; it can also suffocate skin or Meibomian Gland mites (ie, when used at night) which live in oil pores and lead to scar tissue. Still good to wash off completely after use. Eyedoc2020.blogspot.com for more info ...Read more

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Pure coconut oil is it good for body skin?

Pure coconut oil is it good for body skin?

Sort of.: Coconut oil is a very light moisturizer that sinks in quickly, which appeals to a lot of people. It works well for some, but not those with very dry skin, as it does not moisturize deeply enough. It also tends to clog pores. That doesn’t bother some people, but if you have a tendency to get clogged pores (blackheads, etc), coconut oil might exacerbate that problem. ...Read more

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My gf is using this oil from amazon, "nature's pure bosom", it is working but what are common side effects?

My gf is using this oil from amazon, "nature's pure bosom", it is working but what are common side effects?

No idea: If we know what is in this oil we may be able to be more helpful, or if she is having any side effects we may be able to tell if they are common to this oil. ...Read more

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What is pure Argan oil best used for? Its in my haircare products and it does wonders for it! I've seen many swear by its affects on the skin.

What is pure Argan oil best used for? Its in my haircare products and it does wonders for it! I've seen many swear by its affects on the skin.

Oil: If you like oil in your hair, if you want to oil dry skin, Argan oil if one of many you might choose. It is also a good food or cooking oil. The argon trees are very good for the environment as they hold back the desert in semi-arid regions of Morocco which might soon be devoid of vegetation. These trees have extensive roots which allow them to survive low water supply. The roots hold the soil and ...Read more

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Is pure cocunet oil is good for penis erection weekness.

Is pure cocunet oil is good for penis erection weekness.

Good lifestyle: There can be many reasons for erectile dysfunction-or a weak erection. These reasons can be physical or situational, or even a combination. The most important factor is healthy lifestyle. Supplements generally do not provide any benefit to erectile problems. Assure that your general health is good, lifestyle factors-weight blood pressure physical activity. Alcohol tobacco are important factor ...Read more

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How effective is pure jojoba oil in treating acne? Is it useful?

How effective is pure jojoba oil in treating acne?  Is it useful?

You decide: This stuff has been offered to the public for pretty much everything involving the skin. Physiologically, applying a waxy oil for acne makes no sense. Don't spend too much money, and something that actually works pretty well most of the time, such as topical Clindamycin rx, may even be cheaper. ...Read more

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Is pure argan oil good for uneven skin & hair?

Is pure argan oil good for uneven skin & hair?

Yes: Has been shown to help tighten the skin so it's not as loose. Also shows to be able to give a better glow for the skin. ...Read more

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Can a patient with cholesterol have pure coconut oil as medication?

Can a patient with cholesterol have  pure coconut oil as medication?

BAD oil: Hi. Coconut and palm oils are very unhealthy for you. They're both very highly saturated, and present a horrific risk for atherosclerosis and heart attack. And COCONUT OIL IS NOT A MEDICATION, except for causing death, so you can't take it as such (a medication). Read ingredient labels; if you see palm or coconut oil, STAY AWAY if you like your heart muscle getting blood and oxygen! ...Read more

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I heard pure coconut oil can help people with dementia. Is there truth to that?

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I heard pure coconut oil can help people with dementia. Is there truth to that?

Not yet...: There is no scientific study to confirm or refute that coconut oil can help in the fight against dementia. As scientists and physicians, we must then assume that it is not effective, however i would love to be proven wrong. Having said that, if you have been using coconut oil and feel it is helping you, then that's great. Make sure your doctor knows, so (s)he can keep an eye on cholesterol levels. ...Read more

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Which nutrients does pure Argan oil contain that will be absorbed into my body when applied to my skin?

Which nutrients does pure Argan oil contain that will be absorbed into my body when applied to my skin?

Vit E,EFA's,sterols&: Argan oils contains many nutrients. It is rich in Vit E and Omega 3, 6 & 9 fatty acids as well as squalene, phytosterols & polyphenols. See http://multiculturalbeauty.about.com/od/Ingredients/a/Argan-Oil-For-Beauty.htm & http://naturalbeauty.about.com/od/Ingredients/a/All-About-Argan-Oil.htm ...Read more

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Is pure 100% coconut oil good to use on a 3 month year old baby hair?

Is pure 100% coconut oil good to use on a 3 month year old baby hair?

Unlikely harmful: While there really isn't an "scientific evidence/studies", it's unlikely that coconut oil will cause any issue unless it's the rare case that your baby's skin may be sensitive to it. ...Read more

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I started using Josie Marans organic pure 100% Argan oil as a night and day moisturizer. (That's what it's for) medically, is Argan oil beneficial?

I started using Josie Marans organic pure 100% Argan oil as a night and day moisturizer. (That's what it's for) medically, is Argan oil beneficial?

Do you believe in ma: If you believe in magic you will be sucked free of your money by con schemes. This is no better than numerous other oils you might use. I find that the best products for dry skin are creams containing ceramides. CeraVE,Eucerin, Aveeno (oatmeal) are a few. ...Read more

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Does pure olive oil can burn fats ?

Does pure olive oil can burn fats ?

No. Less calories in: There are no fat burners, although there are gimmicks ; diets that promise you their products can do this. The only way to effectively spot-reduce unwanted tissue is to surgically remove it. The "pear" body type preferentially stores fat around the hips; "apples" store it around their waist. Lose 1 pound of fat for every 3500 calories you drop or exercise off, but you can't pick where--sorry. ...Read more

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Baby oil is purified mineral oil? Can it be used as a laxative?

Baby oil is purified mineral oil?

Can it be used as a laxative?

Not a great idea: at 16 years of age you should not be using laxatives at all without a physician supervision. I doubt that your physician would advise the use of any oil based laxatives. I think you would do well with 8-10 glasses of water daily, bran, cereals, fresh fruits and vegetables. ...Read more