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ABAX Ointment is a dermoprotective, emollient and eudermic ointment. It contains Triticum Vulgare germ oil and Jojoba Oil, that favour skin regeneration and Chlorhexidine and Tea Tree Oil with antimicrobial and antinflammatory properties. The lipophilic vehicle of ABAX Ointment helps maintaining skin hydration.


Dermatological Ointment. 30 ml tube with precision applicator. Italian Parapharmaceutical Code: 913452177

ABAX Ointment contains Tea Tree Oil, Chlorhexidine, Triticum Vulgare germ Oil, Jojoba Oil and Vitamin E.

Tea Tree Oil is extracted from Melaleuca Alternifolia. Due to its content of highly lipophilic terpenes, Tea Tree oil can damage bacterial cell membranes, leading to leakage of ions and nucleic acids. It can also interfere with LPS-induced proinflammatory cytokines and prostaglandins synthesis. Furthermore it is able to alter the cellular and mitochondrial membrane permeability of fungi. Chlorhexidine is an antiseptic. It binds to phosphoproteins of the bacterial cell wall and penetrates the cell leading to loss of cytoplasmic material. Triticum Vulgare germ oil is known for its regenerative, eudermic and antioxidant properties. Jojoba Oil stimulates the activity of fibroblasts and keratinocytes through the activation of several pathways including p38, ERK1-2 e PI3K/AKT/mTOR. It can also stimulate collagen synthesis. Moreover it reduces proinflammatory cytokines and prostaglandins synthesis in several experimental models. Vitamin E contributes to skin healing process and modulates inflammatory mediators. Thanks to its antioxidant action it can counteract the free radical-induced skin damage, slowing down cell ageing and the emergence of wrinkles and dry skin.

Apply multiple times a day as needed until complete normalization of the skin condition. The product will form a protective veil on the treated area. A precision applicator is provided to facilitate the application of the product to specific areas (i.e. scalp, external genital area).

Avoid contact with eyes. Cosmetic for external use.

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