What is Unguentum used for?

Unguentum M is used to treat dry, cracked and damaged skin caused by conditions like eczema, dermatitis, itchy skin (known as pruritus), or dry harsh scaly skin (known as ichthyosis). It can also be used for the protection of raw and grazed skin areas.

What does an emollient do to the skin?

Emollients are moisturising treatments applied directly to the skin to soothe and hydrate it. They cover the skin with a protective film to trap in moisture. Emollients are often used to help manage dry, itchy or scaly skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and ichthyosis.

What type of skin is emollient best for?

dry skin
Emollients are effective for soothing and healing dry skin due to almost any cause, including: eczema. psoriasis. atopic dermatitis.

Is Unguentum a steroid cream?

None. Unguentum M is an ambiphilic topical preparation with emollient properties which maintains the high lipid content of an ointment but also has the water miscible characteristics of a cream.

What does Epimax cream do?

As an emollient for the relief of dry skin in eczema, psoriasis and other dry skin conditions. Creams: Also for use as a soap substitute for skin washing. Gels: Also for the relief of dry or chapped skin which may also be itchy or inflamed. Ointments: Also as a bath additive or soap substitute for skin washing.

What’s the difference between emollient and moisturiser?

Emollients and moisturisers are available as creams, ointments or lotions and are designed to treat dry skin, eczema and dermatitis. While the names may be used to mean the same thing, emollients are designed to soften skin, while moisturisers add moisture.

What is Unguentum cream?

Does Epi-max repair skin?

There’s no doubt Epi-max caters for the entire family. It’s an affordable hydrating emollient which effectively eases dry skin, itching and irritation while nourishing, repairing and reviving your skin.