Cosmetic Chemicals with Known Side Effects

Did you know makeup has tons of chemicals in them?

April Renee, over at Consumer Health Digest, just published an article called 10 Amazing Things I Learned When I Stopped Wearing Makeup. The article is great— and we suggest you read up on how empowering it was for her to stop with the lipstick and mascara for a bit.

One thing that particularly caught our eye was this chart:

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2015-11-12T11:44:17+00:00

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    Q: I am interested in all the lessons you have tabled in the article section of Dherbs. On reading one article, I learned that pepper is a mucus irritant. I am concern because I have about read on some other blog about a doctor that cure cancer using pepper and garlic (credits to KELLY EIDEM). So, I have been eating raw hot pepper and garlic. So sir, I would like to learn if there is any side effects in eating hot pepper as you have mentioned that it's mucus irritant. Thanks. Your reader.

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    Eating hot peppers has its benefits but excess consumption may eventually cause harm. It boils down to how often and how much of them you are eating. Organic doesn't make a thing necessarily good to eat. Organic peanut butter is better than regular or inorganic peanut butter but peanut butter is peanut butter and thus hard on the digestive process.

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    Q: I am starting to look at alternative medicines and food choices very seriously now, in fact I recently wrote a research paper on the subject, while reading your article you mentioned Dr Hulda Clark, I goggled her name and got some good and bad reviews. One article in particular caught my attention. If you could would you please read this article and give me your feedback. I am really interested in alternative medicine and I want to teach my kids about the options that they have. I am currently putting together a binder for my kids with things I have read about alternative medicines, detox, the harm that cooked foods(meats in particular) have on the body etc. This article bothered me and before I include any information on treatment from her clinic I wanted some feedback on this article.

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    Hulda offers some very good information but she's a bit extreme in my opinion and she relies too much on gadgets for healing rather than the mind, diet, attitude, lifestyle, etc. The choice is up to you, Beloved, whether to include her clinic! From the article, Hulda's clinic looks very frightening! I probably wouldn't include it!

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    Q: I have been using your products since April of this year and I am very pleased. I have referred a few people to the site and some were brave enough to try the FULL BODY DETOX. I have a friend who complains about sinus problems especially at nights and I wanted to find an article on the website that I can refer them to. However, I couldn't find one that is titled sinus problems. Can you suggest one? I've read the asthma article but it may not be appropriate for their problem.

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    A new article on Sinus Problems will be up next month. So please stay tuned to Dherbs.Com. For sinus problems, formula-wise, I recommend SINUS FORMULA, MUCUS BUSTER FORMULA, and RESPIRATORY INSPIRANT. The 3-week RESPIRATORY CLEANSE AND REGIMENis also ideal for this situation.

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    Q: I just read your article on, The Science of Ear Rings and loved it, as I love all articles on Dherb! But, am now wondering if I should remove the nose ring that I wear. I pierced it myself, but it's on the right side of my nose, and the hoop is silver. What sort of energetic effects has this decision had on me?

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    Thank you for your complimentary words regarding our articles. Much appreciated! I think you should switch up wearing gold, and silver nose ring on your right nose for purposes of balance. What type of energetic effects it has had on you? Well, I wouldn't know specifically, only you would know the answer to this as you know how you feel day in and day out.

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    Q: I just wanted to take a moment to say thank you for your article on HPV. This afternoon, my doctor called to say I tested positive for low-risk HPV. Thankfully, I have become very spiritually grounded in the past few years, and I know the body has the power to heal itself. In a sea of disinformation (i.e. the internet), it is refreshing to read an article that discussed the spiritual and energetic bases to disease, particularly HPV. In my research today, I've come across quite a bit of information about pau d'arco and its healing qualities, particularly for HPV. Do you suggest pau d'arco? If so, is there a preferred method of ingestion?

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    Greetings! Glad you enjoyed the HPV article! In re pau d' arco, I really don't recommend herbs by themselves because they are more consumed with other herbs that enhance them and compliment them. However, it is a good herb. Purple La Pacho and Red La Pacho are the most potent forms of this herb.

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    Q: I read an article that called for Nerves Tea, but you no longer carry it. Why? If my son currently uses Concerta, when can I start him on the Magical Alchemical Elixir? I also noticed the 6th sense products is not available. Whats up?

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    The child should have his or her body detoxified with the Children's Detox, before begining the Magical Alchemical Elixir. So, first consider ending the use of Concerta, detox the child, and then start the child on the elixir. We currently sell Nerves Tea, see below.

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    Q: I read the article you told me to read-eye problems. Where can I get liquid MSM eye drops? Also there is a web sight Naturalypure.com that has a product for the eyes. It is called Hyla Vision. It has Hyaluronic Acid(HA) along with Lutein/Zeaxathinin, Billberry, Vitamins A,C,E and Zinc in a capsule. I would like your opinion on this product. Thank you. By the way I sent for the pinhole glasses.

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    I am glad you took the time to read the article. I hope you found it to be informative. Thank you for your patience in regard to this response. DHERBS.COM gets hundreds of questions at "Ask the Herbalist" daily. We do our best to respond in a timely manner.
    You can easily find a place to purchase liquid MSM eye drops by doing a google search. There are many companies who have it for purchase.
    In regard to the other product you found for your eyes, the ingredients you listed are very good for strengthening the eyes. I would suggest that you do some research to find out if this product has additives or other ingredients that are unnatural/synthetic/inorganic. And just in case you were not aware, DHERBS carries products with similar ingredients and more in capsule and tea form.

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    Q: Hello Dherbs.com , this article caught my attention which I agree sports are rigged. My question to you is on the NFL level. I am a Philadelphia concious fan, and I have always thought that the franchise is holding back D. Mcnabb, by not surrounding him with the appropriate talent to win the SB. It was only one year which was year 2004. What do you think?

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    Super Bowls are also rigged, and Dherbs.com has an article coming out in the future on it. 1969 SB was rigged for sure, 2001 SB was rigged for sure.

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    Q: I found this health article on the risk of getting cancer from working at night. I'm a night worker. have been for 16 yrs, and my sleeping and eating patterns haven?t been the same since. The article mentions taking melatonin...is that safe and effective? Also do you have any herbal cures for us night timers to reverse the effects of working the graveyard shift? I can sure use them?

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    Cancer stems from a host of things, not just one thing like working at night. Disease results from negative thoughts/mindset, negative attitude, poor diet; insalubrious lifestyle, and insalubrious environment. You don't need to take melatonin. Your body (pineal gland) produces it. As a night worker, just make sure when you are sleeping in the day time your room is completely dark, just like how Dracula used to sleep in the darkness of his coffin during the daylight hours. This is why Dracula was a thousand years old but looked young. He slept during the day (which produces melatonin which is an anti-aging hormone) and he operated at night whereby he also produced melatonin. Dude never aged! You do the same, just don't suck on no necks to get blood though -- LOL!!!! And no! There are no herbs to reverse anything that comes from actions or behaviors that are unnatural. You reverse the effects of night-time work by doing the opposite. In your case, it's your job (which you don't want to quit unless you can find another one), so you just get some good sleep during the day in pitch darkness.

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    Q: I read in a health article that Kale may not be the best for people with Gallbladder problems. Is this true, or false? We are taking your Liver and Gallbladder. I works very well. We have started to eat vegan, and raw food diet.

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    Fresh, organic, raw Kale is excellent for the entire body! Eat up and enjoy! Glad you are enjoying our Liver-Gallbladder Formula!

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    Q: Hi, I just want to know how long is it safe to use the gray-less hair. My daughter is in her mid twenties and I have seen now and then few strands of white hair. I know that she is under stress and at time due to her nature travel with anxiety especially with schooling and homework at one point. I have read even though herbs are natural there are side effects. Are they any long term side effects of sage? I believe I have read an article of long term use. I know the herb "Bringaraj" is the king of hair and is good for grey hair. I buy this in my area. Also, Amla, indian gooseberry is very good for grey hair which she takes also. I purchase your herb'gray-less hair and she uses it everyday. She his young and I want her to upkeep her nice shiny hair and less greying. Is this for long term? Thanks

    A: Yes, she can use the Gray less Hair Rinse as often as she likes. The rinse works best with consuming the Gray less Hair formula.

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    Q: I just stopped taking my medication for high blood pressure (10mg of Lisinapril) about a week and half ago. I started your regimen of Circul-Aid Formula, Cardio-Vascular Formula and celery everyday. Will there be any after effects from my taking prescription medication for a long period of time? Are there any other healing regimens I could undergo along with the current (i.e. cayenne/garlic)? I did the Full Body Detox in January (excellent), and plan on undertaking that regimen again in July. My only concern was the lasting effects of the medication. Also, the article on High Blood Pressure was very informative.

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    Drug residues will remain in the tissues for some time. The more you detox, take herbals, and eat raw fruits and vegetables (drink fruit and vegetable juice), drink good water, etc. The faster the drug residues will leave the body. Drugs are not assimilated in the body, because they are not organic, they end up lodged in the tissues of the body. When you take herbs, and eat fruits and vegetables, the tissues are cleansed and that's how the drug residues are eliminated from the body. You are on the right path, and I suggest you keep doing what you're doing. Don't even worry about the past drug medicine use. Stay in the NOW (moment), and focus on what you desire and you will be alright. A cayenne/garlic formula would aid you. Go for it! Make sure changes are made to the diet because it's the primary factor in HBP along with stress. Check out our "Dietary Choices" section under 'More Services' on the Home Page.

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    Q: I heard you on Rev. Al Sharpton's show which was a treat. However, while you were speaking, I was reading your very informative article "Master Numbers". I started having this phenomenon start with me about 5 years ago. I would wake up at night for no reason, and the clock might read 2:17, or 4:17. All during the day, I might glance at a car tag spontaneously with the numbers 917. The number 17 would always be the base, with the first number constantly changing 217, 317, 417, 517 etc. The phenom is still going strong. We are both metaphysicians, but to date had not read anything as clear as your article. What do you suggest?

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    The number 17, You should focus on #1, and #7 as well as #8, (for 1+7 = 8). Cope you some good books on numbers, numerology, and Doreen Virtue's Angel Number book, and see what you come up with.

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    Q: My grandson is said to have ADDHD. The Psychologist had given my daughter a prescription for Vyvanse. We read the possible side effects and we decided it's not worth the risk to his health and wellbeing. What else can be done beside medication. My daughter is a vegetarian and has been to an allergist who tested him and found he is allergic to many foods such as milk, chocolate, grapes, apples, raspberries, some food dies, and many more things. How does she put it all together?

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    The most important thing Linda is to read our "ATTENTION-DEFICIT DISORDER" article on our site. I think it will give you an added perspective on this fake disease to medicate light children being born on the planet to help raise the vibration. I don't look at ADD as a disease and thus it doesn't need to be treated. Parents don't need to give these children anything, but just stop giving things such as junk foods (sugar), drugs, soda pop, meat, dairy products, etc. In other words, detox them. Consider the CHILDREN DETOX (liquid extracts) , at least for starters.

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    Q: I have read your article on "CALCULI: KIDNEY, BLADDER, AND GALL STONES". The question I would like to know is would the natural remedy you listed in that article also help with salivary stones. I have had problems with this for over twenty years now. I have had one of my submandibular gland removed due to the duct had become blocked and the swelling wouldn't go down. The doctor said that both glands had stones in them but they only removed the one. I still am having problems with the other gland and in constant pain. I have tried a lot of things to try to rid it or to ease the pain. I just want to be rid of the stones, the swelling, and the pain for good without having the gland removed. So again will this work for salivary stones.

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    You can use the product for salivary stones! GO FOR IT!

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    Q: I am a 49 year old black female with stage 4 Sarcoidosis with Pulmonary Aspergillosis. I would like to know if there is some type of supplement that will help me with this problem. I had read an article about boiling garlic until it turns into a syrup, but I misplaced the article. Are there items I can purchase at the herb store? I'm taking prescribed lung medicine called voriconazole and inhalers. Can you help me?

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    Please read the following article entitled Sarcoidosis, below are some recommendations, there is help for you Beloved!

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    Q: I had recently been taking ibuprofen for joint pain and stopped after about 4 mos as I noticed it, or something else has caused my ankles and feet to swell preventing me from wearing my cowboy boots. I have taken a glucose tolerance test that showed I was breaking down sugar(s) properly. Is there anything you can recommend to reduce the swelling I'm experiencing?

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    Try HEADACHE AND PAIN FORMULA, ELECTRIC GREENS CELL FOOD, JOINT FORMULA, MSM SULFUR, and ACID BUSTER formulas. Also, start soaking in hot water and 2 boxes of sea salt (daily).

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    Q: I am a 27 year old female, and I have a skin disorder called lichen planus and have suffered from this disorder since I was about 5 years old, the disorder covers about 90% of my body and has come back in full force and I refuse to take anymore steroids or creams that do not help and only cause other afflictions, I have learned that in the UK they have discovered a possible herbal cure called the LP-Tab and I have been considering trying this herbal tab, its says the lichen planus will be gone for good with about a 90 day worth of tabs, I was wondering could you help me with this before I send my money over seas and may not receive any treatment, also I have been reading a lot of things on your site and agree with all the different things you talk about, I was also planning a trip to California to receive consultation from you and also spiritual treatment, so if you can please, get back with me about the lichen planus and the consultations I would certainly be pleased.

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    WHEN IT COMES TO IMPROVING YOUR HEALTH, YOU NEVER HAVE ANYTHING TO LOSE, BELOVED. ALL YOU CAN DO IS TRY AND TAKE CHANCES. IF IT'S ALL-NATURAL, HEY, GIVE IT A TRY. AGAIN, YOU HAVE NOTHING TO LOSE AND ALL TO GAIN. JUST MAKE SURE YOU ASK ABOUT REFUNDS, GUARANTEES, ETC. READ UP ON EVERYTHING INCLUDING THE FINE PRINT.

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    Q: Thank you once again for your advice and your article on love. I was in so much pain when I emailed you all I could think of was that maybe death would give me peace. As your articles say, heartache, the broken light cord, hurts something terrible in the most literal sense. Your articles give me so much comfort and peace, you are truly blessed. I read everything is Okay as often as I can to remind me to go with the flow of life. Since your first email I have started working with Rose quartz, Rhodocrosite, and Adventurine. I've started practicing Qi Gong and this is helping to put me in tune with who I really am, divine. I cannot say it has been all peaches and cream, the journey up has been bumpy- I have to read and re-read, make the conscious decisions to let go of old patterns. Thank you for your love. Thank you for taking the time to reach back out to a stranger when you did not have to. I am on your site now ready to make my second purchase. There are two 4th Charka elixirs for sale, which one should I purchase? The abundance elixir- is this meant to bring abundance or change my thinking on abundance? I apologize if this question sounds ignorant but I'm slightly confused. One last thing Dherbs.com, you speak of a Three in One modality and advise your reader to get one. What is this and how can I get one? Also, how can I schedule a Charka Consult with you? I know this is a great deal of questions and comments, thank you so much, so very much, for your time.

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    Thank you so much for your e-mail, beloved! Much obliged! Glad to hear Dherbs is helping you on your wonderful journey. Death is never the answer, Beloved. Please read my new article on â€SUICIDEâ€, which explains why (if you haven't already). In re: Charka elixirs I would suggest the FOURTH CHAKRA #2 the one for the Heart as compared to "healing." My friend Julie no longer offers the 3-in-1 sessions, which were so beneficial. However, we still offer charka balancing and can do a reading by phone ($55) if you're interested.

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    Q: Thank you. I read the article on the ear and the following quote 'At Dherbs.Com we manufacturer and offer a very effective therapeutic healing ear oil that contains herbs, essential oils, and crystals and which can be used by infants, toddlers, young children, teens, adults, and elders alike.' Can you please give me the name of this oil?

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    It's the CHILDREN & INFANT EAR OIL EXTRACT