It contains 8-hydroxyquinoine sulfate 0.3 percent as an antiseptic/broad spectrum antibiotic in petroleum jelly and lanolin (from sheep) as a base. The primary difference between Bag Balm and all the “udder” ones is the antibiotic. When skin gets cracked on cows or hands, bacteria tend to overgrow there.
Hereof, what is hydroxyquinoline sulfate used for?
8-hydroxyquinoline sulfate ointment An ointment formulation containing the sulfate salt of 8-hydroxyquinoline in a petrolatum and lanolin base with skin-protecting activity. Upon topical application, 8-hydroxyquinoline sulfate exhibits antiseptic activity while lanolin moisturizes and softens skin.
Can you use bag balm on your lips?
With its roots on dairy farms in Vermont's rugged Northeast Kingdom, Bag Balm is extremely effective at softening dry skin that cracks, splits or chafes. A small amount of Bag Balm applied to your lips, face, hands, cuticles, feet, elbows or knees works hard to moisturize and soften your severely dry skin.
Is Bag Balm an antiseptic?
The active ingredients of Bag Balm are 8-hydroxyquinoline sulfate 0.3% (antiseptic) in a petroleum jelly USP and lanolin base.