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Do turmeric curcumin & garlic tablets cure skin boils?

Do turmeric curcumin & garlic tablets cure skin boils?

Boil home remedies: In some cultures turmeric is ingested or is made into a poultice which is externally applied for the treatment of boils. In traditional chinese medicine, heated moxa is placed on garlic slices or a garlic paste over boils to hasten healing. ...Read more

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Boil (Definition)

Boil is also known as Abscess. A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant ...Read more


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Should i be using turmeric for boils?

Old idea: Apply antibiotic ointment on the skin. A short coursr of Cipro 500 mg twice daily for a week will help. ...Read more

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Tumeric powder work for boils?

Tumeric: There are several ways to use turmeric. It's most effective by ingesting it, but that takes a while to start healing. You can make a paste out of it with just a little water and spot treat or i've heard adding a few drops of fresh lemon juice or rose water is good with turmeric. For severe conditions you can leave the paste on overnight. If you use turmeric topically, be warned that it does dye yo. ...Read more

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Tumeric powder good for boils?

Tumeric powder good for boils?

No: Boils are cause by bacterial infection of t he skin . Therapy is best by incision and draining the boil and if indicated antibiotics either systemic, topically or both. ...Read more

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Does turmeric really help cure pcos?

Does turmeric really help cure pcos?

No: Probably no harm, but also makes no difference. Anyone who tells you it helps, ask him/her to show you the evidence - there is none at this time. ...Read more

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Can gynecomastia be cured by some natural sources like tribulus terrestris ,turmeric,flaxseeds with some exercises or not?

Can gynecomastia be cured by some natural sources like tribulus terrestris ,turmeric,flaxseeds with some exercises or not?

Find out why: you need to know why you have gynecomastia. I do not think that tumeric, flaxseed can get rid of gynecomastia. if that is caused by medication, you should then stop taking the medication. Exercise on the upper body may help you develop /build up more pectoralis muscles on the chest and perhaps can make the gynecomastia less noticeable -but will not make it go away. discuss with your MD further . ...Read more

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Is it necessary to get chemotherapy done?Can we just cure the patient by giving natural remedies like soursop,turmeric,apple cider vinegar,wheatgrass

Is it necessary to get chemotherapy done?Can we just cure the patient by giving natural remedies like soursop,turmeric,apple cider vinegar,wheatgrass

Chemotherapy for: what condition? If it is for a malignancy - I don't think I would want to rely on the substances listed. However, Many malignancies are not treated with chemotherapy. There really isn't a way to answer the question regarding chemotherapy with the info available. ...Read more

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Would coconut oil and tumeric help cure hyperpigmentation?

Would coconut oil and tumeric help cure hyperpigmentation?

Not likely: There are many causes of hyperpigmentation for systemic disease to sun damage. Treatment for the hyperpigmentation depends upon its cause. I am not aware of any controlled studies showing th benefit from coconut oil on hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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Tumeric (Definition)

Turmeric (curcuma longa) is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of ...Read more


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