Doctor insights on:
Rosehip Oil Uses
Is it ok to use coconut oil, grape seed oil, argon oil, cinnamon powder topically during pregnancy?
Many different uses: Rosemary essential oils has a variety of medicinal benefits, including stimulating mental activity and concentration, relieving headaches, muscle & joint pains, treating asthma, bronchitis & colds, treating indigestion and abdominal cramps & to stimulate hair growth, strengthen hair & treat dandruff. See www.Organicfacts.Net/organic-oils/natural-essential-oils/health-benefits-of-rosemary-oil.Html. ...Read more
Camellia: Best rule is not to use anything unless it has been ok ed by your OB doctor. ...Read more
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
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
Is it safe to use synthetic bergamot oil instead of pure essential bergamot oil as a hair treatment?
Not familiar: I do not know these oils-sorry.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is the oil cleansing method (use of cold pressed castor oil and extra virgin olive oil topically on face) safe during pregnancy?
Yes: Those ingredients applied to your face are safe. ...Read more
Maybe: If an oil is burned with cooking it often has a lot of byproducts and contaminants from combustion that would not make it very tasty to eat anyway. It may not be toxic but i would not recommend that you use it anyway. ...Read more
Probably.: While there are topical products specifically designed for use on scars to minimize them, there are no well-designed clinical studies to show that they are superior to some of the old-time products like cocoa butter or vitamin E oil. In my opinion, probably what is more important than what you rub on, is the pressure used to rub any moisturizing product on. Avoid things to which you are allergic. ...Read more