|Ingredients||Quantity Given||Quantity Taken||Activity|
|Sublimed Sulphur||10 gm||Scabicide|
|Simple Ointment White||90 gm||Ointment Base|
Sulphur was passed through sieve no. 85.
Sulphur was triturated with a portion of simple ointment until smooth.
Gradually remainder of simple ointment was added and mixed thoroughly.
Well closed container in a cool place.
Do not apply on broken skin and near the eye.
SIMPLE OINTMENT IP 66
Hard paraffin & soft paraffin are hydrocarbon base. They forms occlusive film on skin, absorb less water but are stable to heat and resist rancidification and microbial growth.
Wool fat is an anhydrous type of absorptive base that absorbs twice its weight of water to produce W/O emulsion. Long chain alcohols like Cetostearyl alcohols are used in combination with other bases to improve emollient and water absorption capacity or as well as W/O emulsion stabilizer.
|Wool fat||50 gm|
|Hard paraffin||50 gm|
|Cetostearyl alcohol||50 gm|
|White soft paraffin||850 gm|