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Rosehip Oil Uses
General rule: In general, any lotion or oil you apply the your skin does not transfer meds inside your body that might be passed into breast milk. ...Read more
Rosehip seed oil: This is used topically (meaning on the skin, not taking it in systemically). It can be helpful for post-surgical wound healing. Rose hips have a high concentration of vitamin c, an important nutrient for the cells involved in healing. Some "rejuvenating" or skin products are also made from this oil, touted as "the next coconut oil." it should be safe on your skin in pregnancy. ...Read more
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Could be: Rosehip seed oil has many different benefits for the skin but like most products has some risks. Side effects include possible allergic reaction or topical irritation. Avoid injesting if pregnant or nursing. Review its ingredients and side effects before using. Sounds like a neat product extracted from the fruit seeds of the wild rose bush Rosa affinis rubiginosa. ...Read more
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You will think it best for your care but your doctor will need to prescribe it.
The article online says it will cost no more than $25 for 3 months. Not bad! ...Read more
It won't help: You're an adult and I trust you don't believe everything folks tell you. Rose hip oil is an old, basically worthless nostrum that people in the "health food" industry promote for everything. If you are interested in holistic and complimentary medicine, get with an evidence-based holistic practitioner. For scars, a plastic surgeon or dermatologist can use a laser, microsurgery or injected filler. ...Read more
Not so: Some people will believe anything. Go contact a good doc. ...Read more
That's bunk: It's not only a lie, it's cruel. "rose hips" won't help. I'm sorry your acne was neglected and you ended with scars in the first place. All acne is manageable nowadays, but not with "pop" / "herbal" remedies. Prescription-strength rx would have prevented this. If you have real scars, get with a competent dermatologist or plastic surgeon for a filler, microsurgery, or laser treatment. ...Read more
Can eyes be really sensitive to face creams but only @ night? I find even rosehip oil cause watering but not during daytime only when I try to sleep!
Eye sensitivity: Make sure the creams you use in general are safe to use around the eye area. Try never to rub your eyes, you can also use warm water and baby shampoo to wash your lashes or camomille tea bags with warm water to alleviate eye strain ...Read more
Natural abortion? NO: Never undertake a "natural abortion" or attempt to cause a miscarriage on your own. Any termination of pregnancy should be carried out by a physician to avoid serious danger to yourself and your fetus. Seek a doctors assistance. Attempting to terminate a pregnancy in your own may be at best ineffective, and at worst terribly dangerous, and even life threatening. ...Read more
By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or oil that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. Many alternative practices, oils etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. 'course the people who sell them make big $$$. Check https://nccih. Nih. Gov/
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For constipation?: May have little effect. If you are constipated for long time, may want to try other medications and eat more fruits and vegetables ...Read more
Many: Rosemary oil has been used in many ways. It has been used for abdominal cramps, flatus, halatosis & indigestion as well as for bronchial spasm, sore throat & upper respiratory infections. It is believed to reduce hair loss and premature graying. It is often used in aromatherapy. It can be used to massage areas of musculoskeletal pain. ...Read more
Many, but here's one: Coconut oil is high in saturated fat, which is extremely stable at high temperatures. Frying or cooking with coconut oil is far superior to using traditional vegetable oils because it does not degrade to damaging free radicals. ...Read more
Ok: Vegetable oil in general is better. Saffola sunflower or vegetable oil are better. Animal fat is not recommended ...Read more
Sex gels: Only use water-based gels if you are using a condom. Oil based or silicon based gels can break down the condom. ...Read more
Depends: Smell it and taste it. It should taste buttery. If it seems fishy, toss it. ...Read more
Olive oil: Olive oil or canola oil are better. ...Read more
I just recently purchased some sweet almond oil, how can I use this to cleanse my body of toxins?
Do not need it.: I am not sure what this is supposed to do but- if you feel normal then you probably do not have toxins. People speak of having toxins and using a colon cleanse, or gall bladder cleanse, etc. If you are young and healthy the body rids itself of what it does not need. It takes care of itself. I would recommend against a cleansing. ...Read more
Got few vitiligo patches at one side of body, can I use tan oil and expose it to get it a little bit darker? Had vitilgo since 8-9 y/o never increased
Stick to basics: Burns are the response of the tissues to injury from heat. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines care. Do not use ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more