Aloes Lump 25g

Recommended retail price: R 17.95

Uses: 

  • As a purgative producing a bowel movement within 12 hours – can cause griping.
  • For burns when mixed with an emollient.
  • As a cosmetic astringent.
Directions:  Adult dose:100 – 300mg.

Aloes Powder 25g

Recommended retail price: R 17.95

Uses:   

  • As a purgative producing a bowel movement within 12 hours – can cause griping.
  • For burns when mixed with an emollient.
  • As a cosmetic astringent.
Directions:  Adult dose:100 – 300mg.

Alum Crystals 50g

Recommended retail price: R 15.95

Uses:

  • As an astringent.
  • To check bleeding from minor cuts.
  • In a stick form for shaving.
  • In solution to bathe sore feet.
  • To soften corns.
  • As a mouth wash but not advisable to swallow.
     

Boric Acid Powder 50g

Recommended retail price: R 29.95

Uses:

  • Has weak bacteriostatic and fungistatic properties.
  • Most commonly as an eye wash.
  • Not to be used on open wounds or by mouth.
Directions: Medicine measure full added to a tumbler of lukewarm water.

Copper Sulphate 50g

Recommended retail price: R 14.95

Uses:

  • As an astringent.
  • In solution applied as a wet dressing for eczema and impetigo.
  • Very effective algaecide for swimming pools.

Epsom Salts 100g/500g

Recommended retail price: R 11.95/32.95

Uses:

  • A saline purgative.
Directions: 5 – 15gm taken in water before breakfast.

Flowers of Sulphur 50g

Recommended retail price: R 12.95

Uses:

  • As an old fashioned “blood cleanser” and laxative.
  • To treat skin irritations on pets.
Directions: Taken with milk or jam. Make a paste with liquid paraffin.

Glucose Powder 100/500g

Recommended retail price: R 13.95/36.95

Uses:

  • As a sweetener.
  • To treat dehydration from chronic diarrhoea.
Directions: Given as a glucose solution with a pinch of salt. Helps to prevent dehydration and shock.

Lime – Slaked 50g

Recommended retail price: R 8.50

Uses:

  • For making fruit preserves.
  • To prepare lime water for skin lotions.
  • To make calcium soaps.

Potassium Permanganate 13g

Recommended retail price: R 7.95

Uses:

  • Used as an astringent, disinfectant and deodorant.
  • For athlete’s foot.
  • As a preventative in communal showers and swimming pools.
Directions: One part in 100 to soak the feet.

Saltpetre 50g

Recommended retail price: R 28.95

Uses:

  • As a diuretic.
  • As a food preservative.
  • For pickling meat.
Directions: Use a weak solution.

Sodium Bicarbonate 100g/500g

Recommended retail price: R 12.95/44.95

Uses:

  • As an antacid.
NB: Not to be used as an antacid for regular use as it causes an acid “backlash” which can aggravate the condition.
  • In an emergency where acid has been spilled.

Zinc Starch and Boracic Powder 75g

Recommended retail price: R 24.95