The onion is a vegetable and is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Allium.
Heparin is a naturally-occurring anticoagulant produced by basophils and mast cells. In therapeutic doses, it acts as an anticoagulant, preventing the formation of clots and extension of existing clots within the blood.
Allantoin is a naturally-occurring nitrogenous compound used as a skin conditioning agent.
Hypertrophic and keloidal scars; movement-restricting and cosmetically-disfiguring scars after operations, amputations, burns and accidents; contractures, e.g. Dupuytren’s contracture and traumatic tendon contracture, cicatricial strictures.
Rarely, local skin reactions.
Hypersensitivity to parabens.
Dosage & Brands
Massage into the scar tissue several times daily until complete penetration. In the case of hard, old scars. It may be allowed to take effect overnight under a dressing.
- Contractubex (Merz)