WELEDA CALENDULA CUTS AND GRAZES SKIN SALVE
Active substance(s): CALENDULA TINCTURE 1=2 / CALENDULA TINCTURE 1=2 / CALENDULA TINCTURE 1=2
WELEDA CALENDULA CUTS & GRAZES SKIN SALVE
Traditional Herbal Medicinal Product
Read this leaflet carefully because it contains important information for you.
Keep this leaflet as you may need to read it again.
Ask your pharmacist or qualified healthcare practitioner if you need more information
You must contact a doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner if your symptoms worsen or
do not improve after one week.
If any of the side-effects get serious, or if you notice any side-effect not listed in this
leaflet, please tell your doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner.
In this leaflet:
1. What this product is and what it is used for
2. Before using this product
3. How to use this product
4. Possible side-effects
5. How to store this product
6. Further information
What this product is and what it is used for
Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve is a traditional herbal medicinal
product used for the treatment of minor wounds, cuts and grazes. This is based on
traditional use only.
Before using this product
Do not use Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve if you are allergic to any of the
ingredients or to plants of the Asteraceae (Compositae) family (see Section 6), if you are
pregnant/breastfeeding or under 6 years of age.
• Special warnings and precautions for use:
avoid contact with the eyes and mucous membranes
in some patients Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve may cause irritation
to the skin when first applied. If you experience any redness, itching or dry skin
discontinue use and consult your doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner.
Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve is for external use only.
contains Wool Fat (Lanolin) which may cause local skin reactions such as
if you notice any signs of skin infection you should consult your doctor or
qualified healthcare practitioner.
How to use this product
Directions: Check that the tube seal is not broken before first use. Pierce the seal with
point in end of cap. Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve is for application to the
skin. Wash hands before and after use.
Adults the elderly and children over 6 years of age: Clean the affected area
and apply directly or on a dry dressing two or three times daily.
Do not exceed the stated dose. If symptoms worsen or persist after one
week consult a doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner.
Like all medicines Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve can cause side-effects
although not everybody gets them. Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve can
cause localised skin reactions such as skin sensitisation and a condition called contact
dermatitis. If your skin feels itchy, you develop a patch of dry, red, inflamed skin or a
rash you should stop using Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve and consult
your doctor or qualified healthcare practitioner.
If you experience any unwanted effects consult your doctor or qualified healthcare
You can help to make medicines safer by reporting any side-effects to the Yellow Card
Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. Alternatively you can get a paper Yellow
Card form from your GP’s surgery or pharmacy, or call freephone 0808 100 3352
(available 10am-2pm Monday - Friday).
How to store this product
keep out of the reach and sight of children
do not store above 25ºC
do not use after the expiry date on the carton
store in the original container
return any unused medicine to your pharmacist for safe disposal
1g of ointment contains the following ingredient: 0.20ml of tincture from Calendula
herb (equivalent to 0.094g Calendula officinalis L. Herb).
Extraction solvent: Ethanol 90% v/v.
The other ingredients are: Wool Fat (Lanolin), Yellow Beeswax, Sunflower Oil, Olive Oil
and Wool Alcohols.
Pack Description: Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve is a smooth, soft,
cream to pale yellow ointment presented in an aluminium tube with a white pierce
screw cap, containing 25g of ointment.
THR holder and manufacturer: Weleda (UK) Ltd., Heanor Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7
To request a copy of this leaflet in Braille or large print, or to listen to an audio
version, please call free of charge: 0800 198 5000 (UK only).
Please be ready to give the following information:
Product name: Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve.
Reference number THR 00298/0280.
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Leaflet last revised July 2013
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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