Anti-Itch Cooling Gel
In this skin soothing and itch-relieving gel there are many tried and tested plant extracts combined in a way which makes them even more effective: the nurturing substances found in chamomile, marigold, arnica, St. John’s Wort and menthol provide a pleasant cooling effect and offer relief for the irritation caused by insect stings or bites, sunburn or other itchy skin irritations.
Perfect for rubbing in:
- after sunburn
- on itchy skin irritations
- on insect stings and bites
Recommended use and advice:
Apply to effected area and gently massage in. Can be used as needed, also more than once daily.
Do not use for infants and avoid eye contact.
Due to the continual development of the products and in response to new scientific findings and legal requirements there can be changes in the ingredients listed on the products. The exact mixture can always be found on the outer packaging of the product.
Menthol is the essential oil which comes from the peppermint plant. Menthol stimulates the circulation and also has cooling and refreshing effects.
The extract from witch hazel has a skin-tightening effect and anti-inflammatory properties. Witch hazel water is attained from the fresh leaves or branches of the plant through the process of steam distillation.
D-Panthenol is often used to treat red, irritated skin because of its soothing and anti-inflammatory effects. Panthenol regenerates the skin and helps it retain its moisture.
Bisabolol is an anti-inflammatory chemical substance obtained from chamomile. Bisabolol soothes the skin and also has anti-bacterial properties.
Chamomile originated in Southern and Eastern Europe and now can be found almost all over Europe and Western Asia. The plant grows in meadows on the countryside, on fallow fields and waste disposal sites. Chamomile has anticonvulsant, anti-inflammatory and soothing effects.
The marigold belongs to the family of the composite flowers or Asteraceae, it originated in Northwest Africa. Today it is widespread throughout Europe and is used as an ornamental plant in many gardens. But it is also cultivated as a medicinal plant. The marigold is particularly helpful in treating injured, irritated, sensitive and inflamed skin.
Arnica was already known for its healing qualities in the Middle Ages and was therefore used as an external remedy. The aromatically fragrant plant can be found mainly in Central, Southern and Eastern Europe. With its stimulating and invigorating effects Arnica promotes flexibility and mobility. The extract has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic effect, promotes the healing of wounds and can relieve pain.