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Antiseptic creams are also known as antibiotic creams or first-aid creams. These are primarily used to kill bacteria and some might also relive pain. Here is our list of the 8 best antiseptic creams in India.
8. Savlon Antiseptic Cream
Savlon is one of the most popular antiseptic creams. You can find the famous ‘blue’ tube in almost any medicine cabinet in India. It is effective in killing germs and cleanses wounds, burns and scrapes. This cream is also used to moisturize your skin and prevent various skin related ailments. The cream spreads easily and has many positive reviews.
7. Himalaya Antiseptic Cream
Himalaya is a household name in India. They manufacture various Ayurvedic beauty and skin products. This antiseptic cream contains Aloe Vera, Indian Madder, Almond and various other natural ingredients. It is an excellent treatment for cuts, wounds burns, rashes and more. This cream has a shelf life of almost three years and has a sweet fragrance.
6. Generic Boroline Antiseptic Cream
Boroline has been the go to antiseptic cream for several years now. We have all seen the green tube that is our mother’s solution to every skin related problem. Boroline cream is soft, smooth and extremely effective. This cream is essentially a moisturizer. It also has boric acid that gives it a mild antiseptic property. Boroline is also pocket friendly and easily available everywhere.
5. BoroPlus Antiseptic Cream
This antiseptic cream uses various Ayurvedic ingredients that make it an effective treatment for skin problems, wounds, cuts and etc. It includes Kapoor Kachari, Chandan Ghritkumari, Tulsi and many more natural ingredients. The cream has thick consistency and the packaging is sturdy and travel friendly. This cream provides sufficient hydration and has a nice flowery smell.
4. Dettol Antiseptic Cream
Dettol is a very popular brand in India. For decades it has been synonymous with safety and hygiene. Their antiseptic cream contains powerful and yet gentle ingredients that provide protection against germs, bacteria and infections. This cream can also be used to treat insect bites, abrasions, sore lips and other skin related ailments. Dettol’s antiseptic cream has a wonderful smell that will take you back to your childhood days.
3. Germolene Antiseptic Cream
Germolene’s antiseptic cream is a non-greasy and light textured cream that spreads easily on the skin. It also works as a mild local anesthetic that can numb the pain to relieve irritation and itching. It also has no noticeable smell which is a boon for those apprehensive to medicine like fragrance. Regular application will improve the quality of your skin as well.
2. Neosporin Antiseptic Cream
This cream is commonly used to easy pain and relieve users of rashes and skin irritations. Its active antibiotic agents are wonderful in soothing burns, cuts, and wounds. There are many positive reviews that have increased consumer confidence over the years. You can also use it to minimize the appearance of scars.
1. Tea Tree Therapy Antiseptic Cream
This is another cream that derives its benefits from natural ingredients. Tea Tree oil is the primary ingredient that has effective anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties. You can use this cream to soothe minor burns and rashes. This cream smells fantastic and is also used as an anti-bacterial ointment.