Ichthyol


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Ichthyol

 

an anti-inflammatory, locally analgesic, and, to some extent, antiseptic agent; an ammonium salt of the sulfonic acids of shale oil.

Ichthyol is applied externally for skin conditions (burns, erysipelas, eczema); for neuralgia and arthritides, in the form ofointments or aqueous-alcoholic lotions; and for diseases of thepelvic organs (metritis, parametritis, salpingitis, prostatitis), inthe form of suppositories. Ichthyol ointment, ichthyol-naphtha-lane ointment, ichthyol-naphthalane paste, and ichthyol sup-positories are manufactured.

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Ceir ichthyol yn naturiol mewn shal olew sydd a llawer o sylffwr ynddo.
2007, "Evaluation of fermented fish offal in formulated diet of the Indian major carp, rohu, Labeo rohita (Hamilton)", Acta Ichthyol.
com Ichthyol Pale INCI name: sodium shale oil sulfonate Use levels: 0.