What Are The Uses Of Mineral oil?
Mineral oil is an emollient and a distillation product of petroleum especially used in the manufacture of skincare and hair care products. It is also used sometimes as a laxative. It:
- Moisturizes skin, treats dry, rough, scaly, itchy skin, psoriasis, dry scales, large patches
- Relieves diaper rash, skin burns
- Treats constipation
- Reduces dandruff, cradle cap, overall inflammation
What Are The Side Effects Of Mineral oil?
Mineral oil is usually safe, but in some cases, it may cause side effects such as:
- Rash, skin irritation
- Anal irritation
Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.
What Are The Contraindications Of Mineral oil?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Stomach problems