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by 181 · October 01, 2013 at 6:55 AM

I bought an inflatable bath tub so that I can finally take baths to improve my skin and absorb minerals. Apart from epsom salt, what else is good to add to the bath water (and how much of it) to help with acne lesions and scars?

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BobK 0 · October 01, 2013 at 6:55 AM

Btw.. my skin problems were greatly reduced by eliminating all processed carbs. I also use Berts Bees Res-Q-Ointment that stuff really heals my skin I make my own bath salts I use..... sea salt 3 parts epsom salts 2 parts baking... (more)

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by 2041 · September 16, 2014 at 7:12 PM

I probably rely on grocery store brand heavy whipping cream a bit too much for my fat needs. It comes with carrageenan and polysorbate 80 as thickeners/emulsifiers. I'm not willing to give up the cream on the "precautionary principle" alone, as... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · February 17, 2010 at 5:55 PM

Carrageenan looks to be pretty awful: inducing inflammation, messing with the immune system and possibly degrading into a substance that tears up the digestive tract. I've not looked into any further detail since just that seems enough to put me... (more)

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by 2254 · September 16, 2014 at 7:12 PM

How bad is this? I love creamed coconut and dried coconut flakes, but sometimes the only ones I can find have sulphur dioxide as an additive (no other additives though). I'm guessing this is not ideal, but does anyone know about... (more)

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Acton 0 · February 15, 2010 at 11:11 PM

I'd put that in the "eat it, but seek another source" category. Sulfur dioxide reversibly reacts with certain flavor components (aldehydes) to produce a compound that is less volatile so the flavor of fruits is preserved in drying. When eaten,... (more)