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Aluminum Acetate (Burow’s topical solution)

Aluminum Acetate

An astringent used as an anti-inflammatory wet dressing for the relief of swelling associated with bruises and minor irritations of skin conditions such as insect bites, poison ivy & athlete’s foot. Can be mixed to make a homemade compress for relief from shingles, or compounded with equal parts of zinc oxide, petroleum jelly and lanolin to make a homemade diaper rash cream.

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