Ant alcohol - this is a weak alcohol solution of methane (formic) acid, colorless liquid with a pungent chemical formula HCOOH.
It is used in medicine as a local anesthetic and anti-inflammatory agent, and also in cosmetics to get rid of acne.
When and how to use ant alcohol for medical purposes
Such means as formic alcohol helpsneuralgia, pain in joints and muscles, arthritis and polyarthritis. Its therapeutic effect is based on the fact that formic acid has a pronounced irritant effect, therefore promotes blood flow to the place to which it is applied, alleviate pain and inflammation. However, since it is highly corrosive, burning facility, it is used in the form of very dilute solutions. The content of formic acid in the preparation is only 1.4%. The rest - 70% ethanol.
On the painful area of the body is applied to a smallformic alcohol and carefully rubbing. After the treatment, it is recommended immediately impose a cotton-gauze bandage or cloth for greater warming effect. This procedure was doing a few times a day before a noticeable improvement in health.
Do not apply ant alcohol on inflamed or broken skin and mucous membranes, so as you can burn an already injured skin.
Typically, formic alcohol is well tolerated by people with normal and oily skin. But for people with dry skin before applying this tool, it is recommended to consult a dermatologist.
Ant alcohol - a good remedy for acne
To get rid of acne you need to moistenant alcohol swab or cotton swab in a circular motion and neat to put the drug on the problematic area of the skin. Once the alcohol is completely dry, brush the same site moisturizer. Repeat this process every day. In most cases 2-4 weeks spots disappear.
Do not clean the skin prior to treatment, because it will result in too much dryness.
As the ant alcohol - a fairly strongagent prior to its administration should do an allergy test. Apply a small amount of alcohol on the skin (best where there are problem areas) and wait 24 hours. If during this time will be no itching, burning, redness of the skin, you can use this drug.
Ant alcohol can not be applied to people inwhich dilated capillaries. Also, this tool is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity. If there is a need to use it during pregnancy, it is necessary to consult with your doctor.