Emulsifying Ointment is used to moisturise dry skin. It is also used as a mild soap in problem skin conditions which cannot tolerate over-drying toilet soaps.
Your doctor has prescribed this for you as a:
Apply to the affected areas at least 2 times a day. A good time to apply is just after your bath.
- Bar soap substitute
Wet the body. Rub some emulsifying ointment with water between your palms until it lathers, then apply it to the entire body, except your face and scalp. Wash off with water.
- Liquid soap substitute
Scoop a spoonful into a flask. Add some hot water and stir until the ointment melts. Add some cold water to cool it. Apply to the entire body, except your face and scalp. Wash off with water .
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