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Pracasil Scar Serum

Scarring is a normal part of the healing process. They form when the skin is broken or stretched in response to injury. If the scar is small enough it is generally of little concern and can be hidden under clothing or makeup. But when it’s not, people often look for ways to reduce the appearance of their scars. Unfortunately, scars are permanent and never completely go away but by applying an appropriate serum you can reduces the size of the scar and help them fade till they are barley noticeable.

PracaSil-Plus is a unique topical application that contains oil from the Pracaxi tree that grows in the Amazon Rainforest. Pracaxi oil has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and skin regenerating properties that make it one of the best and most effective scar treatments available. This oil is mixed into an anhydrous silicone base that has a very soft feel when applied to the skin. PracaSil-Plus has been designed to reduce the size and appearance of scars both new and old when applied daily for up to 4-6 weeks.

Some of the benefits of PracaSil are

  • Provides long lasting moisturisation, protecting the skin’s barrier and reducing water loss
  • Promotes a soothing and nurturing environment
  • Rich in skin friendly fatty acids and fats
  • Safe for all ages
  • Safe to use on pets

So, who can benefit from using Pracasil?

  • Mums with stretch marks or C section scars
  • Burn scars
  • Acne scars
  • Post-surgical scars
  • Keloids and Hypertrophic scars
  • Melanoma and skin cancer scars

Stretch marks respond particularly well to the application of PracaSil. Stretch marks are a very common problem in mums after pregnancies or in people who have lost or gained a lot of weight and in young people growing quickly during puberty. It’s best to start applying PracaSil as soon as possible but old stretch marks respond just as well. It is recommended that PracaSil be applied 2-3 times daily to the stretch marks and massaged in, after about 4 weeks the scars start to fade. It is best to take photos of the scars every few days so you can view the progress of your fading scar.

Post-surgical scars can often be quite large and cause the person to be self-conscious, especially when they are on the face. When PracaSil is applied after surgery it helps reduce the inflammation associated with the scar and reduces the build-up of scar tissue. This helps the wound heal quick and with less evidence of ever being there. One person we have helped with their scars was someone who had a melanoma removed from the back of their arm. It required 30 stitches and the scar was quite raised and very inflamed. Once the stitches were removed, they applied PracaSil three times a day for 4 weeks and were very surprised at how well the wounds healed and faded away.

Burns cause by heat often in the kitchen are very common injuries and result in open wounds and skin scarring. Immediate treatment is required to help close the wounds and reduce scarring. Compounded scar formulations like PracaSil offer an excellent treatment options to reduce the scarring of burns as well as treat the inflammation associated with burns.

Pracasil is available here at Chittaway Pharmacy, contact us to see how Pracasil can help you

Another condition we get asked about is insomnia. Not being able to get a good night sleep is just the worst, you’re tired throughout the day, you can’t function, and you just feel terrible. There are lots of options out there to help you get a good night sleep, some are natural, and others are drug based. Drug based options have the disadvantage of sometimes leaving you with a hang over the following day and the more you take the more you need as your body builds up a tolerance over time. Drug based options can also have the problem of reducing the amount of melatonin your body produces which is basically your sleep hormone. Working with your doctor we can compound a natural and safe alternative. These alternatives are safe and the most natural way of inducing sleep. They can be made into a liquid or a capsule and is safe for children and adults.

Compounding can be used to treat other conditions such as

  • Autism
  • Menopause/Andropause
  • Eczema/Psoriasis
  • Vitamin deficiencies
  • Pain
  • Veterinary conditions
  • Scaring 
  • Dental conditions
  • Hair loss
  • Leg cramps 

Both our pharmacists are here to answer any question you might have so feel free to contact us and see if compounding can help you.