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Doctor insights on: Vitamin A Oil

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Dr. Lourdes Margarita Landron-Garcia
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Vitamin A (Definition)

Vitamin A helps form and maintain healthy teeth, skeletal and soft tissue, mucous membranes, and skin. It is also known as retinol because it produces the pigments in the retina of the eye. Vitamin A promotes good vision, especially in low light. It may also be needed ...Read more


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Is expired vitamin E oil ok?

Is expired vitamin E oil ok?

Get new: It's not that expensive, and any oil can become rancid over time. Best to get fresh. ...Read more

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What is vitamin e.Oil. Used for?

What is vitamin e.Oil. Used for?

On skin: Vit e oil on skin is used as an antioxidant which neutralizes substances on the skin that cause dryness and damage collagen in your skin. It can be used to treat minor sunburn. Taking vit e by mouth is also felt to combat chromosomal damage and thus cellular damage in the body and premature aging of the skin. You can make your own vit e oil by adding a tablespoon of olive oil to a few vit e caps. ...Read more

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Does vitamin E oil go bad?

Yes it can: Being a fat-soluble vitamin, vitamin e can go rancid. ...Read more

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Does 100 vitamin E oil really expire?

Vit E: Some oils, even the oils we use in cooking, can become rancid if too old. Best to check the dates of expiration on all oil products, including vitamins e, flaxseed oil, and the omega 3's. ...Read more

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Is it bad to use expired vitamin E oil?

Just not as effectiv: All chemical compounds deteriorate with time and become less potent. Generally, medications have a predicted effective-shelf-life. Fortunately meds often don't spoil, but can become less and less effective being left in cabinet too long after expiring. So, it may not be bad to take, but it may not have as much therapeutic value if expired too long. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can taking vitamin E oil do for you?

Nothing!: I would avoid anything focussed on vitamin-e...It is not required for good health. It actually might be harmful! ...Read more

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Can I use vitamin E oil to rub on my skin?

Can I use vitamin E oil to rub on my skin?

You can, but...: ...It's not going to do much of anything, other than plug up some oil glands. Despite what you read on-line concerning its miraculous ability to heal scars and heaven knows what else, there is no credible evidence of any beneficial effects from topical application of vitamin e. ...Read more