How does the Leg Wrap Poultice work?
The Decron Leg Wrap Poultice provides a natural herbal remedy and essential oils in a glycerine base that provides an ideal aid to the management of lower limb problems and wounds.
The "Drawing' agent.
Glycerine is a powerful osmotic agent that 'draws' or pulls fluids. The removal of excess fluid relieves pressure within the tissues reducing pain and allowing fresh tissue fluid to move into the area, bringing the protective blood cells, oxygen and the nutrients necessary to resist infection and support natural healing*.
The Natural Antiseptic and Anti-inflammatory Agents.
The essential oils in the Decron herbal osmotic gel have a long history in herbal medicine of powerful antiseptic and healing properties:
Lavender Oil (lavandula augustifolia) has been shown to have strong antiseptic and anti-inflammatory actions with mild local anaesthetic actions and a positive effect on wound healing.
Melaleuca Oil (melaleuca alternifolia) has been shown to have bactericidal and fungicidal properties with mild anti-inflammatory actions. It is widely used used in the treatment of many human various skin disorders.
Arnica (arnica montana) has been shown to have an anti-arthritic action reducing pain and stiffness in inflamed joints. It has been traditionally used as a topical application in conditions such as strains and bruises. Arnica has a demonstrated anti-inflammatory action.