The active ingredients contained in Germoloids Ointment are zinc oxide and lidocaine. Zinc oxide, with its astringent properties, help to reduce swelling, whereas lidocaine is a local anaesthetic that works to soothe pain, irritation, swelling and itching. Germoloids Ointment is used to treat the external and internal symptoms of haemorrhoids as well as anal itching.
There have been many known treatments for haemorrhoids. Some sources say that witch hazel, being a natural anti-inflammatory, can reduce the swelling. Then there’s aloe vera that has had a long history of treating the condition along with various skin disorders. Others suggest that warm baths with Epsom salt can also relieve haemorrhoidal irritation. The list is quite extensive. However, if you’re looking for a faster, easier and medically-proven way to treat haemorrhoids, you can resort to using Germoloids Ointment.