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My Doctor prescribed to buy OPTICOOL Eye Drops. Which contains Naphazoline + Phenylephrine + Menthol + Camphor. I have an Eye Drops of RECOOL PLUS. Which have the same composition. But in RECOOL PLUS there is one extra Composition is added. I.e Carboxymethylcellulose. So can I use the Recool Plus Eye Drops instead of Opticool Eye Drops.?

Dr. Sajeev Kumar 89% (38877 ratings)
C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
My Doctor prescribed to buy OPTICOOL Eye Drops.
Which contains Naphazoline + Phenylephrine + Menthol + Camphor.
I hav...
You can use Recool Plus Eye Drops instead of Opticool Eye Drops and the extra ingredient carboxymethyl cellulose is only an agent for keeping the eyes wet and not dry
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Hello doctor Is carmex lip balm safe to use The active ingredients are camphor (1.7%),menthol (0.7%),salicylic acid and phenol (0.4%) and the inactive ingredients are petrolatum, lanolin,cetyl esters, paraffin wax, cocoa butter, bees wax and flavour. Please help me doctor.

Dr. Manisha Roy 95% (1285 ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello doctor Is carmex lip balm safe to use
The active ingredients are camphor (1.7%),menthol (0.7%),salicylic acid a...
yes it is safe but why not go for natural remedies for chapped lips. drink plenty of water.eat amla,lemon,orange ,guava for vit c.Or take Vit C tablet. you will very soon stop applying balm on lips.
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5 Amazing Benefits OF Using Camphor!

Dr. Sanjeev Bhargava 92% (191 ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine & Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurvedic Doctor, Gurgaon
5 Amazing Benefits OF Using Camphor!

Did you know that camphor is very effective in keeping your home devoid of bad odor? Camphor or kapoor, as it is commonly called, can be found in every Hindu household. It is primarily used for purposes like pooja and aarti and for warming the house. It is considered to be a holy substance, the flames of which drive away negative energies and evil forces. However, camphor is beneficial in several other ways as well. It can be used as a natural home freshener which serves certain purposes.

Benefits of Camphor

  1. Camphor helps in killing germs. It is also an excellent way to purify the air in the surroundings of your home. Burning camphor or kapoor regularly is an effective way to eliminate germs from your household.
  2. It keeps your home odour free
  3. Artificial room fresheners, which are commonly used, contain a harmful chemical known as phthalates. This chemical may lead to the development of several health complications in children and pregnant woman. Instead of using such artificial room fresheners, you should use camphor as an alternative. It is very effective in eliminating odor. You need to burn the camphor in a lamp, ideally in the center of a room. Place it in a location from where the fragrance can reach all the parts of the room.
  4. It acts as an effective insecticide. Camphor contains properties, which act as an efficient natural insecticide. You can apply camphor to get rid of insects such as ants, bed bugs and mosquitoes. Here are the ways you can follow:

    • In case of ants, you need to dissolve a small amount of camphor in water. Sprinkle it over the area where you see ants, and they will go away instantly.
    • For eliminating bed bugs, you should wash your bed covers and bed sheets and mattresses in the sun. Put a chunk of camphor, put it in a piece of muslin cloth and keep it between the mattresses. This will drive all bed bugs away.
  5. Camphor is very useful in eliminating or getting rid of mosquitoes in your house. Camphor is made from the extract of a certain tree. Compared with other natural mosquito repellents, camphor has the most powerful mosquito repellent activity and capability. You need to light the camphor in your room and shut all doors and windows. Leave the room in this condition for around fifteen minutes and you will get a completely mosquito-free environment.

Other than being a natural freshener, camphor is also beneficial for the treatment of several skin problems such as rashes and irritation. It helps in treating pregnancy cramps and helps in the treatment of acne scars as well. Instead of using chemical camphor, it is always recommended to use Bhinseni Camphor (Kapoor). In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I want to know the side affects of menthol cigarettes. Are menthol cigarettes better or worse than normal cigarettes?

Dr. Nash Kamdin 97% (6494 ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Dear Lybrateuser, - cigarette in any form is harmful for the body, no benefit in comparing one to the other.
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Hello sir/madam my baby girl is 4 month old and suffering from cold cough and running nose for last 4 days bt didn't get relief. I am giving her dolopar (paracetamolpaediatric, atarax drop (hydroxyzine hydrochloride, clamp (amoxylin and potassium clavunate) and types syrup for cough (bromhexine hydrochloride, terbutaline,guaiphenesin& menthol. Please tell me what can I do more than that. She is suffering from cough more.

Dr. Harsha Nair 90% (174 ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Hello sir/madam my baby girl is 4 month old and suffering from cold cough and running nose for last 4 days bt didn't ...
If she is breast fed please suggest her mother to take some turmeric preparations and medicines for general cold, cough so that it reaches the child. Please contact for more info.
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How to prepare Camphor oil at home as camphor is available in the market as a solid crystal only.

Dr. Sajeev Kumar 89% (38877 ratings)
C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
How to prepare Camphor oil at home as camphor is available in the market as a solid crystal only.
Heat two cups of coconut oil in the saucepan on medium heat, stirring occasionally so it doesn't burn. Add 2 tablespoons of ground camphor crystals to the heated oil. Stir the powdered crystals into the coconut oil until completely dissolved. Remove the warm coconut oil and dissolved camphor crystals from the stove.
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I have heard that we should not use soap and talcum powder with menthol is it true that it harms us or is it just a rumored news?

Dr. Sajeev Kumar 89% (38877 ratings)
C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
I have heard that we should not use soap and talcum powder with menthol is it true that it harms us or is it just a r...
There is no medical proof and is only an unexplained rumour that we should not use soap and talcum powder with menthol and there is no connection between all.
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I haven't been able to sleep since 5 days and I am having a severe headache and also I am having eye pain due to welding work, I have tried zoline, but didn't work, what to do? Please help me!

Dr. Lalit Kumar Tripathy 91% (20262 ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I haven't been able to sleep since 5 days and I am having a severe headache and also I am having eye pain due to weld...
1. Take one tablet of crocin pain relief as and when required after food up to a maximum of 3 tablets daily, 2. Drink plenty of water 3. Take adequate rest 4. Avoid stress and anxiety.
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Does using menthol shampoos makes hair frizzy and dry ?i used clear men menthol shampoo and after some months my hair became frizzy.

Dr. Prakhar Singh 97% (3631 ratings)
MBBS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
General Physician, Delhi
Does using menthol shampoos makes hair frizzy and dry ?i used clear men menthol shampoo and after some months my hair...
Don't wash your hair more than twice a week if you have thick, curly, or coarse hair. Too much washing strips the hair of its natural oils, which can make it dry and frizzy. Let's discuss your problem in detail for better advice and healthy lifestyle.
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