Rubs & Creams

ETHICS 4 Way Antiseptic Soothing Cream 50g

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This brilliant all-purpose cream is recommended for the first aid treatment of insect bites, stings & itches and minor burns and sunburn. The cream acts in 4 ways: it treats the affected area with an antiseptic to kill germs, an anaesthetic to help numb pain, an anti-inflammatory agent to ease swelling & redness and moisturises the affected area to help soothe damaged skin.

Active Ingredients:

Bufexamac 50mg/g, Chlorhexidine gluconate 1mg/g(using20% solution) and Lidocaine hydrochloride 10mg/g

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Apply to affected areas 3 to 4 times daily.

 

Warnings:

  • Do not use on cuts or broken skin

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$10.50
Voltaren Osteo Gel 100g - 12 Hourly

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Voltaren Osteo Gel 100g - 12 Hourly is for the temporary relief of local pain and inflammation in mild forms of osteoarthritis of the knees and fingers.

Features an easy-to-open cap designed to make opening the tube easier for people suffering from osteoarthritis. 

Voltaren Osteo Gel 12 Hourly contains the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), diclofenac. Diclofenac works to relieve pain and reduce inflammation(swelling).The patented technology in Voltaren Osteo Gel 12 Hourly helps the gel to penetrate deeply into the skin to enhance delivery of diclofenac to the site of pain. Voltaren Osteo Gel 12 Hourly has no strong odours.

It contains twice the amount of diclofenac as Voltaren Osteo Gel, so it only requires application once every 12 hours.

 

Active Ingredients:

Diclofenac Dietyhlammonium 23.2mg/g

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Adults and children over 12 years:

Rub the gel gently into the affected area. Apply twice a day (preferablymorning and evening). The amount you will need will depend on the size of the affected area. Usually an amount ranging in size from a cherry to a walnut will be enough. Use for up to three weeks, if needed.

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$37.99
Proctosedyl Ointment 30g

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PROCTOSEDYL Ointment is used for the relief of the discomfort of haemorrhoids(piles)and other painful conditions of the anus(rearend), such as fissures(tears).

Haemorrhoids often result when people strain while trying to open their bowel (defecate).This problem is often, but not always, associated with low-fibre diets.

PROCTOSEDYL Ointment contains the active ingredients hydrocortisone, a steroid, and cinchocaine hydrochloride, a local anaesthetic. These work together to reduce swelling, numb pain and relieve itching.

 

Active Ingredients:

hydrocortisone 5 mg/g and cinchocaine hydrochloride 5 mg/g.

 

Inactive Ingredients: 

liquid paraffin 

white soft paraffin 

wool fat

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For best results, first go to the toilet and empty your bowels. Do not strain. Wash and dry the anal area.Before and after use, wash your hands well with soap and water.

1. If the affected area is on the surface, use your finger to apply just enough ointment to cover the painful area.

2. If you need to apply PROCTOSEDYL Ointment deeper, first screw the plastic nozzle (whichis supplied in the carton) tightly on to the tube.

Then gently insert the nozzle all the way into the rectum(backpassage) and squeeze the tube from the lower end, while at the same time withdrawing it from the rectum

Note that if the area is very inflamed and painful, it is advisable to initially apply the ointment with a finger, rather than insert the nozzle.

 

Warnings:

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have or have had any medical conditions, especially the following:

cuts or abrasions in the area of the anus eg. if there is blood on toilet paper or in the toilet after opening the bowels(defecating).Your doctor or pharmacist will need to consider this when recommending treatment with PROCTOSEDYL.

fungal infections such as thrush, in the area of the anus. PROCTOSEDYL does not treat these conditions. Your doctor or pharmacist may need to provide treatment for these conditions. severe or prolonged anal pain or if blood is present in the faeces, in which case you should have a doctor examine the area

 

When you must not use it

Do not use PROCTOSEDYL if you are allergic to it or any of the ingredients listed

Some symptoms of an allergic reaction include skin rash, itching, shortness of breath or swelling of the face, lips or tongue, which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing.

PROCTOSEDYL OINTMENT may hide signs of infection. As for all steroid preparations, do not use PROCTOSEDYL when infections affecting the anus or surrounding area are present eg. sexually-transmitted diseases such as herpes.

PROCTOSEDYL use may hide signs of infection.

Do not use PROCTOSEDYL if you have tuberculosis.Some diseases can be made worse by using PROCTOSEDYL.

Do not give PROCTOSEDYL to children under 12 years of age.

Do not use it after the expiry date(EXP)printed on the pack.If you use it after the expiry date has passed, it may not work as well.

Do not use it if the packaging is torn/damaged or shows signs of tampering.

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$32.50
Frankie Apothecary KAWAKAWA REPAIR BALM 65g

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Eczema relief organic, all natural intensive healing balm to help soothe and repair dry, irritated and sensitive skin. Perfect for skin prone to eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis.

Kawakawa Balm is wildcrafted from native New Zealand plants by embracing traditional Māori Rongoā techniques, and blended with pure organic oils. Kawakawa is a native New Zealand plant with amazing healing properties for sensitive, irritated skin. It works by relieving the itch and creating a barrier on the skin, locking in moisture and supporting the active repair of the skin. 

Our Award Winning* Frankie Kawakawa Balm is the only totally natural eczema relief product that contains no water. We choose not to add water to any of our products, so you can rest easy knowing your Kawakawa Balm is free from the irritating preservatives and stabilisers used in water-based formulations.

 

Other uses of this multipurpose healing balm are:

  • Psoriasis relief 

  • lip balm 

  • Eyebrow shaper 

  • hand cream 

  • nappy rash/barrier balm 

  • intensive dry face cream/eyebrow balm 

  • cradle cap 

  • to soothe irritated nipples 

  • cuts and bruises 

  • bug bites and sunburn

 

All natural ingredients: Organic Beeswax, Organic Shea Butter, Organic Coconut Oil, Kawakawa Extract, Kawakawa Infused Oil, Calendula Extract, Olive Oil, Vitamin E, Soy lecithin.

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Directions: Apply 2-3 times a day to irritated skin and then daily as skin begins to heal.

* A top 10 Most Recommended Product in the 2016 OHbaby! Awards

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$34.99
Dermal Therapy Platinum Heel Balm 75g

Natural Moisturising Factor technology designed to optimise the treatment of extreme dryness and restore skin properties

 

Uses:

  • For use on rough, dry, cracked heels.

  • Excellent to smooth thickened skin on feet.

  • For best results, use twice daily, morning and night, until desired results have been achieved.

  • Can also be applied daily as a preventative moisturiser to help keep your feet soft, smooth and supple.

 

Active Ingredients:

Natural Moisturising Factor technology designed to optimise the treatment of extreme dryness and restore skin properties ..

Neutral amino acid of the NMF(serine,alanine and proline) which provide a refill of NMF ingredients when free amino acids levels decrease, as it occurs in dry skin, and offer plasticising properties. 

Plus the benefits of 30% urea

$21.99
Dermal Therapy Hand Balm 50g
Dermal Therapy Hand Balm for very dry skin contains 10% Urea in a rich moisturising base to care for very dry hands. This nourishing formulation has been developed in conjunction with dermatologists to soothe itchy, irritated skin while protecting your hands from the damaging agents that can cause excessive moisture loss.
 
The formula has been fortified with Vitamin E to replenish your skin from the first application. Unlike other moisturisers, it is richly formulated, so a little goes a long way!
 
  • Use on dry, scaly & itchy hands to leave skin soft and protected
  • Great for hands affected by cold weather and harsh detergents, or those who suffer from dry hands as a side effect from medications
  • Suitable for moisturising patches of dry skin including Eczema & Psoriasis
  • Enriched with Vitamin E to condition the skin from free radical damage
  • Also suitable to use in conjunction with sunscreen with any SPF
  • Can be used on other areas of the body such as arms, legs, elbows and back
 
Active Ingredients:
10% Urea improves the degree of hydration in the skin by increasing the water uptake from the dermis level of the skin and enhances the stratum corneum water binding capacity
 
Emollients such as Lanolin, Glycerylstearate and Decyl Oleatepenetrate underlying skin, creating lasting softness and smoothness. Together they work to restore and maintain the moisture balance of the outmost layer of skin
$12.99