40cm x 20cm
Medi-Vet Medicated Poultice is an all purpose dressing ready to use.
- Is an All purpose Wound and dressing pad
- Can be used hot or cold
- Each Poultice contains Tragacanth and Boric Acid
Tragacanth is a naturally occuring gum obtained from the dried sap of several species of Middle Eastern legumes of the genus Astragalus, including A. adscendens, A. gummifer, and A. tragacanthus.
Gum tragacanth is a viscous, odorless, tasteless, water-soluble mixture of polysaccharides obtained from sap which is drained from the root of the plant and dried. It absorbs water to become a gel, which can be stirred into a paste. The gum contains an alkaloid that has historically been used as an herbal remedy for such conditions as cough and diarrhea.As a mucilage or paste it has been used as a topical treatment for burns.