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Are There Any Benefits to Evening Primrose Oil Acne Treatment? by FocusAcne Posted Tue 08 Feb 2011 2:07pm Evening primrose oil has become a popular dietary supplement claimed to soothe damaged and dry skin caused by conditions like eczema and psoriasis. That’s exactly why many acne sufferers have turned to evening primrose oil acne treatments in an att ... Read on »
List of Essential Oils by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 20 Nov 2011 4:58am Essential oils and aromatherapy have been common healing and therapeutic methods since the first century. There is also documented evidence of essential oils being used by the ancient Egyptian Pharos, who prized the pure plant essence more than gold. Coveted by European Crusaders and primitive South American tribes alike, aromatherapy using ess ... Read on »
Essential Fatty Acids: Are You Oiling the Machine? by Lucky V. Patient Expert Posted Thu 06 Dec 2012 1:17pm Strength, stamina, and recovery. What food comes to mind? Oil? Doubtful. Yet athletes around the world have experienced greater strength, improved stamina and faster recovery using just that. Just as cars and other high performance machines need oil to run, so do our bodies. The key to health from fats lies in taking the essential ones* i ... Read on »
Using Evening Primrose Oil, Is it Good or Bad? by Qadoshyah Posted Sat 17 Dec 2011 10:00am Evening Primrose Oil is commonly used as a vegetarian source for essential fatty acids (EFAs): omega 3's, omega 6's, gamma linoleic acid (GLA) & linoleic acid (LA). This used to be commonly be recommended by those in the supplementation world of DS, but then after more current research, the recommendation was reversed. Dr. Leichtman used to re ... Read on »
Primrose Supplement by Corry C. Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 Apr 2009 7:50pm This plant is a native to North and South America. It can also be found under the name of sun cups, and sun drops, but most people know it under the name of Evening Primrose. The reason for having gotten that name, is because the flowers open in the evening and stay open during the night. I suppose, you have to be a night owl, to enjoy these flower ... Read on »
Vitamins & oils for healthy skin by thegrassskirt Health Maven Posted Sat 16 Feb 2013 10:08pm Home Beauty Vitamins & oils for healthy skin 2 comments Feb 14/13 Beauty, Hair and Skincare, Healthy Eating, Skin care  (Please consult your primary care physician before taking any of the vitamins recommended below.) Hap ... Read on »
The Benefits of Omega 3’s by karunac Health Maven Posted Wed 23 Sep 2009 4:03pm In addition, to eating lots of fruits and veggies and whole grains, getting enough Omega 3’s in your diet is vital.  Research has found that in order to prevent deficiency and to foster optimal health, EFA’s must be consumed daily. There are two families of essential fats:Omega- 3 and Omega 6.  Proper cell function is dependent on a balanc ... Read on »
Olympic Global Domination and All Things Fish Oil by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 3:08pm Who benefits from fish oil (DHA+EPA)? a. all elite athletes b. all wanna-be elite athletes (like me) c. all sedentary individuals hiding their an inner-athlete d. anyone breathing (Answer: all the above) Has Mr. Michael Phelps grown G-I-L-L-S with fish oil? (So...I'm going to ... Read on »
Antioxidants: Their Benefits to Your Skin by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 4:13pm Antioxidants are substances that protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals. Free radical damage may lead to cancer. Antioxidants interact with and stabilize free radicals and may prevent some of the damage free radicals otherwise might cause. Examples of antioxidants include beta-carotene, lycopene, seleniu ... Read on »
Essential Fatty Acids Sources and Benefits by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm Why should I increase my Omega fatty acid intake? Our intake of essential fatty acids has changed radically in the last century. Our ratio of Omega-6 to Omega-3 should be close to 1:1, but it is now over 10:1 and up to 20:1. This is due to the addition of corn, sunflower, safflower, sesame and other Omega-6 oils to our food supply. Such ex ... Read on »