Dermikelp® Ointment is a cortisone-free ointment for a very dry, mild to moderate eczema and/or itchy, irritated and inflamed skin. Dermikelp® Ointment provides more lubrication on occlusion than the other preparations and is the most useful for treating dry or thick, hyperkeratotic lesions. It’s occlusive nature also improves absorption.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
For external use only. Apply to the affected area as required. Massage gently into the skin to ensure proper absorption. Can be used daily as required.
Dermikelp® products contain CEM-K, a 100% natural active ingredient (Ecklonia maxima), unique to Dermikelp® and clinically proven to be highly effective in relieving redness, dryness and itchiness of the skin1.
Ecklonia maxima is a species of sea kelp found around the Cape coast of South Africa. The kelp is sustainably harvested by hand and put through our patented manufacturing process to yield a natural active ingredient. CEM-K is rich in phlorotannins and fucoidans which have proven anti-inflammatory properties2.
Each gram contains 75 mg of Ecklonia maxima (sea kelp), Aqua (water), Cananga odorata (ylang-ylang) flower oil, caprylyl glycol, ceteareth-20, cetearyl alcohol, citric acid, gluconolactone, kaolin, lanolin, petrolatum, phenoxyethanol, sodium benzoate, sodium hydroxide, steareth-2 and zinc oxide.
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Always consult your pharmacist or doctor if symptoms persist.
These unregistered medicines have not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for their quality, safety or intended use. References: 1. Preliminary evaluation of the soothing power of two cosmetic products through a clinical-instrumental test. DKQ-F-003 and DKQ-F-007-Report No: 1201L19F. November 2012. Data on file. 2. Mwangi HM, Van Der Westhuizen J, Marnewick J, Mabusela WT, Mwadham MK and Ebenso EE. Isolation, identification and radical scavenging activity of phlorotannin derivatives from brown algae, Ecklonia maxima: An experimental and theoretical study. Free Radicals and Antioxidants 3 (2013) S1-S10.