Rawleigh Antiseptic Salve contains Turpentine and Liquefied Phenol combined in a base of Petrolatum. Rawleigh Antiseptic Salve can be used both on humans and on animals. This product is for topical applications only, not to be ingested*
Healing of skin tissue : Helps keep wounds clean and discourages infection from spreading. It is readily absorbed and thus, reaches affected areas quickly and promotes conditions that encourage healing from the inside out.*
Skin Conditions : The Salve is recommended for boils, eczema, blisters, bruises, minor cuts and wounds, leg ulcers, chapped, chafed and irritated skin surfaces. It helps skin heal quickly and helps with healthier skin.
Rawleigh Antiseptic Salve contains Turpentine and Liquefied Phenol combined in a base of Petrolatum, Paraffin and Cottonseed Oil. Both Turpentine and Phenol are traditionally used as antiseptic agents. Turpentine is used mainly as a topical remedy for various conditions. Topically it has been mostly used to disinfect and speed up the recovery of wounds and abrasions and as a treatment for lice. Internal administration of this substance is no longer common as it is considered be toxic.
Phenol has also been used for its antiseptic properties since 1834 when it was first extracted from coal tar. Back then, it was used mainly to disinfect wounds.
One may use this product for superficial burns, scalds, blisters, boils, bruises, minor cuts and wounds, sunburn, chapped, chafed and irritated skin surfaces.
Rawleigh Antiseptic Salve is essentially a drawing ointment and is therefore excellent for extracting dirt painlessly from cuts and abrasions. It’s soothing and lubricating properties make it perfect for superficial burns, scalds, bruises, cuts , wounds and sunburned skin
It also soothes hands that are cracked and neglected or feet that are swollen and sore.
Turpentine used in the Antiseptic Salve is mainly used as a topical remedy for various conditions. It is often used to disinfect but it also speeds up the recovery of wounds and abrasions.
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Q: : Can the antiseptic salve be used on deep cuts?
A: It is a topical remedy not recommended for internal administration
Q: Does the salve burn the skin when applied?
A: While there may be some discomfort when applied, the salve is designed to lubricate and cool the area.