Relief from itching associated with dry skin, insect bites, minor cuts and scrapes and sunburns
Adult and children 2 years of age and older apply to affected area mot more than 3 to 4 times daily children under 2 years of age : consult a doctor
Side effects : No common side effects have been reported Excessive use may cause irritation of the skin . Contraindications : Injured skin eg, burns, camphor and menthol preparations should not be used in the facial regions of infants and small children especially in the nasal area. Warmings : For external use only, avoid contact with eyes keep out of reach of children
Camphor 0.5%, Menthol 0.5% , cetyl alcohol, paraffin, glyceryl stearate, stearic acid, purified water .
Gol – Itch lotion lacks steroidal compound and can relieve itching due to insect bites, dry skin and irritation . Camphor seems to stimulate nerve endings that relieve symptoms such as pain and itching when applied to the skin, camphor is also active against fungi that cause infections in the toenails . It has a cooling effect when applied to the skin much like menthol . Anti-itching effect of menthol is recognized by FDA. The tingling and cooling effect associated with menthol is due to the stimulation of same nerves that react to cold. Menthol has antibacterial and antifungal properties. Menthol can kill several types of bacteria and fungi . The combination of camphor and menthol in Golitch preparation shows a strong anti-itching effect .
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