Contains mountain arnica, camphor and menthol
It is a gel product based on vegetable substances to be used in conjunction with medical devices for diathermy and transdermal delivery to improve the smoothness and the conductivity during the treatment. Its formulation makes it suitable for a topical use, non-rinse gel as a preparatory or adjuvant in the therapeutic treatment.
Physical State: balsamic
pH: 4,5 ÷ 4,7
Packaging: 500 ml.
Also available in 100 ml tube.
Medical Device Class I
Before the application to the skin, as good standard, we proceed to the cleaning and degreasing of the skin. Once cleaned the skin, we apply a fair amount of gel on the affected area and, therefore, we proceed to spread as usual, secundum art, until its complete absorption. The product is suitable to be used with medical devices for diathermy and transdermal delivery. Apply a dose of gel on the skin before the execution of treatment with a medical device. The product is also suitable for a topical use, non-rinse gel as treatment preparatory. In this case it is sufficient to apply a dose of gel on the skin and massage until its complete absorption.
Bibliographical notes on the main ingredients:
Below are some notes about the main properties attributed to the most important active ingredients and plant ingredients most commonly contained in phyto-compounds. Such information shall not amend or supplement the intended use of the device which is precisely defined in the "intended use".
The information proposed must be considered as simple information and publicity and are obtained from “Dizionario di fitoterapia e piante medicinali”, E. Campanini, Tecniche Nuove Edizioni.
It is a plant of the Asteraceae family. The name derives, according to some scholars, from the Greek word arnakis (lambskin), referring to the delicate texture of its leaves. Used since ancient times in herbal medicine formulations, to mountain arnica are attributed soothing and anti-ecchymosis properties.
It is a waxy substance, white or transparent with a strong aromatic odor. It is found in several plants, but is mainly extracted from the wood of Cinnamomum Camphor. Used since antiquity in the field of herbal medicine for its ability to be easily absorbed by the skin, generating an intense cooling and soothing effect.
Extract from the essential oil of peppermint. Although used since ancient times in the preparations of natural medicine only in the late 800 was isolated in the form currently used. The use of menthol is very diverse because of its known properties: in herbal medicine it is used for its rubefacient properties.
According to Directive 93/42/CEE and s.m.i. must be classified as a medical device in the first class of risk (Rule 1). Non-sterile device for external use. Device that does not contain medicinal substances nor elements of animal origin. Device that does not contain latex
Do not use in pregnant and lactating women . Do not use on children under the age of 36 months. Do not perform treatments on ocular region. Do not perform treatments in presence of skin lesions. Do not ingest. The product was tested for skin irritation, sensitization and cytotoxicity at the Microbiology laboratories of University of Ferrara and found to comply with the European regulations. In some susceptible individuals, in any case, the presence of some ingredients may be a contraindication to the use of the product. The mountain arnica can cause the onset of contact dermatitis in sensitive or predisposed individuals. The presence of Calendula officinalis can give rise to allergic reactions in susceptible individuals. Boswellia Serrata may cause the occurrence of minor skin irritations. The presence of Helycrisum Stoechas not recommend the use of the gel in predisposed individuals, in the case of gallstones. The presence of Aesculus Hyppocastano not recommend the use of the gel in predisposed individuals, in case of renal failure.
Use the gel only for its intended use. Keep out of reach of children or incompetent persons. Keep away from sources of heat. Close the container tightly after use. Do not use the gel after the expiry date printed on the packaging and, where appropriate, monitor any side effects that may arise. For external use only. Eyes: In case of accidental contact with eyes, rinse with plenty of water for 15 minutes. If irritation persists, contact your doctor. Skin: If skin becomes irritated wash thoroughly with soap and water. If irritation persists, consult a doctor. Ingestion: Accidental ingestion usually is not dangerous, but if complications arise, call a doctor.
Istruction for disposal
The gel is water soluble and does not constitute a source of pollution for the environment. The container must be disposed with the separate collection of rubbish.