Aliant MICO

19.00 17.10

Aliant Mico Detergent is a foamy cleanser containing gentle surfactants and compounds with antimicrobial, emollient and protective action. Suitable for body, scalp and hair hygiene. It can be used on intimate areas as well.


Dermatological detergent. 200 ml bottle. Italian Parapharmaceutical Code: 920801242.

Aliant MICO Detergent contains Climbazole, Undecylenic acid, Tea tree oil, Chlorhexidine, Glycyrrhizic acid, Vitamin E and Aloe Vera.

Climbazole has antimycotic activity. It is active as an example against Malassezia Furfur (microorganism responsible for dandruff formation) by inhibiting ergosterol which is one of the main components of the cell membrane of fungi. Undecylenyc acid is an antimycotic agent, particularly active against Candida Albicans by inhibiying its proliferation, adhesion, mitochondrial activity and hypha formation. 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 mithocondrial membrane permeability of fungi. Chlorhexidine is an antiseptic. It binds to phosphoproteins of the bacterial cell wall and penetrates the cell leadng to loss of cytoplasmic material. Vitamin E contributes to skin healing process and modulates inflammatory mediators. Thanks to its antioxidant action it can caounteract the free radical-induced skin damage, slowing down cell ageing and the emergence of wrinkles and dry skin. Glycyrrhizic acid is derived from licorice and can modulate inflammatory and allergic processes. Aloe Vera is well known for its hydrating, antinflammatory and healing properties. It can indeed stimulate growth and activity of macrophages and fibrobalsts and dampen the synthesis of proinflammatory molecules.

Apply a small amount of detergent as is or diluted with water. If diluted (for example by pouring it on a wet bath sponge), rinse of the product is not mandatory.

Cosmetic for external use.

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