this is weakly astringent with supposed antiseptic properties and has a protective action on mucous membranes and raw surfaces.
an astringent and mild antiseptic. It also helps absorb skin moisture and decrease friction, and discourage growth of certain bacteria.
Balsam Peru & Bismuth subgallate
Balsam Peru is an antiseptic, it is believed to promote the growth of epithelial cells.
Bismuth subgallate is a mucous membrane protective agent.
3 way action
- Shrinks piles
- Relieves discomfort
- Soothes itching
What are piles and what are the symptoms?
Haemorrhoids, also known as piles, are swellings containing enlarged blood vessels found inside or around the bottom
In many cases, haemorrhoids don't cause symptoms and some people don't even realise they have them.
But when symptoms do occur, they may include:
•Itchiness, soreness and/or inflammation around the anus •Bleeding when passing stool (the blood will be bright red) •Mucous discharge after passing stool •Discomfort or pain when going to the loo •Feeling like the bowels need to be emptied even after going •to the toilet •A bulging or lumpy feeling just inside the back passage •A hard lump(s) protruding from the bottom •Occasional sharp pains up the bottom A dragging sensation in the back passage.