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WELEDA CALENDULA CUTS AND GRAZES SKIN SALVE

Active substance(s): CALENDULA TINCTURE 1=2

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WELEDA CALENDULA CUTS & GRAZES SKIN SALVE OINTMENT
Traditional Herbal Medicinal Product
Calendula tincture
PATIENT INFORMATION

Read this leaflet carefully because it contains important information
for you. Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
Ask your qualified healthcare practitioner or healthcare professional eg a doctor
or pharmacist if you need more information or advice.
You must talk to a doctor if you feel worse, or do not feel better after seven days. If
you get any side effects, talk to your qualified healthcare practitioner or healthcare
professional eg a doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects
not listed in this leaflet. See section 4.
What is in this leaflet:
1. What this product is and what it is used for
2. What you need to know before using this product
3. How to use this product
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store this product
6. Contents of the pack and other information
1.
What this product is and what it is used for
Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve Ointment is a traditional
herbal medicinal product used for the treatment of minor wounds, cuts and
grazes. This is based on traditional use only. Exclusively based on
longstanding use. Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve Ointment
contains the active substance Calendula Tincture.
2.
What you need to know before using this product
• Do not use
 if you are allergic to any of the ingredients or to plants of the Asteraceae
(Compositae) family (see Section 6)
• Warnings and precautions:
 avoid contact with the eyes and mucous membranes
 in some patients Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve Ointment may
cause irritation to the skin when first applied. If you experience any redness,
itching or dry skin discontinue use and consult your qualified healthcare
practitioner or healthcare professional eg a doctor or pharmacist
 Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve Ointment is for use on the skin only
 do not expose affected areas to UV light during treatment e.g. sunlight,
sunbeds
 if you notice any signs of skin infection you should consult your qualified
healthcare practitioner or healthcare professional eg a doctor or
pharmacist
 tell your doctor if your symptoms worsen, persist or do not improve after you
have used Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve Ointment for one week
• Children
 Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve Ointment should not be used
in children under 6 years of age
• Other medicines and Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve
Ointment
 please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently
taken any other medication including herbal medicines or medicines that
didn’t require a prescription
• Pregnancy and breastfeeding
 do not use Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve Ointment if you are
pregnant or breastfeeding
• Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve Ointment contains
 Wool Fat (Lanolin) which may cause local skin reactions such as contact
dermatitis
3.

How to use this product

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Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your
qualified healthcare practitioner or healthcare professional eg a doctor or
pharmacist has told you. Check with them if you are not sure.
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
Ointment 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 use more than the label tells you.

Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve Ointment should not be used
continuously for longer than seven days. If symptoms worsen, or persist or do
not improve after seven days a doctor should be consulted.
For short term use only.
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your
qualified healthcare practitioner or healthcare professional eg doctor or
pharmacist.
4.
Possible side-effects
Like all medicines Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve Ointment can
cause side effects although not everybody gets them. Weleda Calendula
Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve Ointment 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 Ointment and
consult your qualified healthcare practitioner or healthcare professional eg a
doctor or pharmacist.
If you experience any unwanted effects consult your qualified healthcare
practitioner or health care professional eg a doctor or pharmacist.
Reporting of side effects: If you get any side effects, talk to your qualified
healthcare practitioner or healthcare professional eg a doctor or pharmacist.
This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. By reporting
side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
Reporting of side effects in the UK: You can help to make medicines safer by reporting
any side effects to the Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store.
Reporting of side effects in Ireland: You can also report side effects directly via
HPRA Pharmacovigilance, Earlsfort Terrace, IRL - Dublin 2; Tel: +353 1 6764971;
Fax: +353 1 6762517. Website: www.hpra.ie; e-mail:medsafety@hpra.ie
. 5.
How to store this product






keep out of the sight and reach of children
do not store above 25ºC
do not use after the expiry date on the carton and tube
store in the original container
do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.
Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use.
These measures will help protect the environment
• the expiry date refers to the last day of that month

6.

Contents of pack and further Information

The active substance is: 1g of ointment contains: 0.2ml of tincture from
Calendula officinalis L., herba (Calendula herb) (equivalent to 100mg Calendula
herb). Extraction solvent: Ethanol 86% w/w.
The other ingredients are: Wool Fat (Lanolin), Yellow Beeswax, Sunflower
Oil, Olive Oil, Wool Alcohols, Ethanol and Purified Water.
What Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve Ointment looks like
and contents of the pack: Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve
Ointment 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/TR holder and manufacturer: Weleda (UK) Ltd., Heanor Road, Ilkeston,
Derbyshire DE7 8DR, UK.
THR 00298/0280

TR 407/3/1

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Product name: Weleda Calendula Cuts & Grazes Skin Salve Ointment.
Reference number THR 00298/0280 (UK); TR 407/3/1 (Ireland).
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Leaflet last revised February 2018

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