Decron Leg Wrap Poultice
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Decron Leg Wrap Poultice - The one-stop management system and the most cost-effective approach for a wide range of leg injuries & wound management problems.
Decron Leg Wrap Poultice
The Decron Leg Wrap Poultice has been developed by leading international veterinarians, trainers and horsemen whose responsibility it is to manage horse injuries, including minor wounds, puncture wounds, bruising, swelling, inflammation, sprains and shin soreness.
The Decron Leg Wrap Poultice assists in the management of strains and sprains, cellulitis, shin soreness, bruising, swelling and inflammation of horse’s legs and also for the treatment of open wounds.
The unique combination of natural essential herbal oils in a glycerine base provides an ideal natural dressing for inflamed tissues and wounds that has been tested by veterinarians in collaboration with some of the world’s most successful and demanding trainers in a range of challenging environments.
The Decron Leg Wrap Poultice provides the secrets to managing wounds and lower limb problems in a simple, easy-to-use system.
How does the Leg Wrap Poultice work? The Decron Leg Wrap Poultice provides a natural herbal remedy and essential oils in a glycerine base that provides an ideal aid to the management of lower limb problems and wounds. A "Drawing' agent.
The Decron Hoof Gel Pad has been impregnated with Glycerine a powerful osmotic agent that 'draws' or pulls fluids. The removal of excess fluid relieves pressure. As pressure around damaged tissue falls, fresh tissue fluids can move into the area, bringing the protective blood cells, oxygen and nutrients necessary to resist infection and support natural healing.
Natural Antiseptic Agents.
The essential oils impregnated in the Decron Hoof Gel Pad have a long history in herbal medicine of powerful antiseptic and healing properties:
Lavender Oil (lavandula augustifolia) - Herbal medicine references report that Lavender Oil demonstrates strong antiseptic and anti-inflammatory actions.
Melaleuca Oil (melaleuca alternifolia) - Martindale's Pharmacopoeia notes that Melaleuca Oil is reported to have bactericidal and fungicidal properties and is used in the treatment of various skin disorders.
Arnica (arnica montana) - Martingdale's Pharmacopoeia reports that Arnica is used as a topical application in conditions such as strains and bruises.
How to apply the Decron Leg Wrap Poultice
1) Before using the Decron Leg Wrap Poultice, thoroughly clean the wound area or inflamed limb with a non-irritant antiseptic scrub and clean your own hands thoroughly.
2) Cut the top of the Decron Leg Wrap Poultice package along the dotted line, above the resealable seal.
3) Remove the Decron Leg Wrap Poultice from the package.
4) Use either the whole piece of Leg Wrap Poultice or cut down to required size (make sure it is big enough to cover entire affected area)
5) Peel off the plastic backing.
6) Place sticky side of the Decron Leg Wrap Poultice onto affected area or wound.
7) Place a leg pad or cotton wool over the Decron Leg Wrap Poultice and then bandage with a stable bandage or a cohesive bandage.
Apply each application for 24 hours.
Leave first treatment on for 24 hours and re-assess the injury. A second application can be left in place for up to 48 hours if required.
When treating an open wound, it is advisable to change the Decron Leg Wrap Poultice after 24 hours.
When the wrap is removed it is usual to see a sticky yellow substance on the wrap. This is tissue fluid and the remains of bacteria that have been killed by the body’s white blood cells and the essential oils of the Leg Wrap Poultice which is drawn to the surface of the wound.
This wound should be thoroughly cleaned with a salt water solution prior to the application of another Decron Leg Wrap Poultice.
If the condition does not appear to be responding after the application period, then veterinary advice must be obtained.