Ichthammol | Article about ichthammol by The Free Dictionary
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A viscid fluid obtained by the destructive distillation of certain bituminous schists, followed by sulfonation of the distillate and neutralization with ammonia; used as a weak antiseptic and stimulant in skin diseases, and occasionally as an expectorant.
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yr enw ar y botelnyw Ichthammol
glycerine BFC 1973, a'r gwneuthurwyr yw J M Loveridge Ltd, Hants.
Previous studies have suggested that ichthammol
has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties against gram-positive organisms, while glycerin is felt to work as an anti-inflammatory and dehydrating agent to reduce edema.
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