Rawleigh® Medicated Ointment provides the time tested result to help relieve and heal both congestion and nasal irritation. It can also be used to cure muscular soreness and pain.*
Concentrated with agents such as camphor, menthol, and oil of eucalyptus, Medicated Ointment is ideal for prompt and satisfying results. It can be applied to chest and nasal areas for quick and lasting relief of minor nasal irritation and congestion. It can also be used to treat chafed skin and superficial cuts and burns. It also helps temporarily relieve anal itch and the discomfort generally associated with haemorrhoids.*
Some of the ingredients used in Rawleigh’s Medicated ointment are chosen for their superior quality. Camphor, Menthol, oil of Eucalyptus, Base petroleum, mineral oil and Cocoa butter are some of the key ingredients. For instance, camphor which acts as mild anaesthetic and antimicrobial substance is an important ingredient in vapour rubs, balms and liniments. It helps relieve pain and swelling especially on the skin. It temporarily causes numbness of sensory nerve ending of the skin helping relieve the inflammation. It also helps in treating cold and coughs which is why it is an ingredient that is used in many vapours and decongestants.*
Camphor and its essential oil also
- Improves blood circulation and metabolism*
- Prevents bacterial and fungal infections of the skin*
- Relieves spasms and cramp pain*
- Reduces inflammation and the pain caused by it*
Another important ingredient, menthol is known for its cooling, anaesthetic, decongestant, antiseptic, and antibacterial properties. They help with the following:
- Calms sunburns when mixed with Aloe Vera gel*
- Reduces fever*
- Reduces inflammation that causes a sore throat*
- Reduces irritation when applied directly to cuts, scrapes and bruise*
- Relieves stress, anxiety and nervousness when used in aromatherapy *
Oil of Eucalyptus in ointments and inhalants helps relieve congestion. Eucalyptus oil in Rawleigh Medicated Ointment uses antibacterial, decongestant, analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. Base petroleum, mineral oil and cocoa butter helps in softening and moisturizing the skin.*
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. It is recommended that a physician be consulted before taking any supplements. Results not typical and may vary.
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