By: Terry Graedon March 28, 2011 10 Comments
    Vitamin E and Onion Extract for Scars

    Q. When I had knee replacement surgery, the physical therapist recommended cocoa butter with vitamin E for the scar. It worked beautifully. Since I had some left over, I began using it on my nail beds…

    By: Terry Graedon August 24, 2009 30 Comments
    Vitamin E Is Controversial Treatment for Scars

    Dermatologists insist that putting vitamin E on a burn or a wound will do nothing to prevent scarring and may even do harm. The People's Pharmacy readers, on the other hand, are convinced that topical…

    By: Joe Graedon November 6, 2008 8 Comments
    Castor Oil Prevents Scar

    Q. I have been using castor oil for years on bruises in my family. It truly works. It also works wonders as an anti-scar ointment. I used it on a surgical scar AFTER the stitches were removed. When I …