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Lanolin is a wax that comes from the wool of animals. Usually, wool from sheep is used to extract lanolin. This is a naturally forming yellowish waxy substance. Lanolin is also called 'wool wax'. A regular ingredient in many cosmetic products, it is mostly used as a moisturiser. Lanolin is an excellent emollient, better than petrolatum or glycerin. There is also a chemical similarity between human skin and lanolin. Pure lanolin will be yellowish-brown in colour.
Lanolin - Home remedy for Measles: Lanolin soothes rash. Lanolin should not cause any adverse effects unless the person is allergic to it. It is advisable to use pure lanolin. Available from most chemists.
Health Warning: Do not take Lanolin by mouth. Lanolin mixed with preservatives and other chemicals may cause further skin irritation
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