Zinc Oxide is used in the treatment of nutritional defeciencies.
How it works
Zinc oxide has astringent, soothing and protective properties and is used in topical preparations for eczema, slight excoriations, wounds and haemorrhoids. It also reflects ultraviolet radiation and can be used as a physical sunscreen.
Common side effects
Rash, Swelling of mouth, Shortness of breath, Urticaria