Can you use Skinner's Salve while pregnant or nursing?
It's always best to check with your physician before using any medication while pregnant or nursing.
Because your doctor has your medical records and your medication records, and understands your overall health, he or she is in the best position to advise you.
Will Skinner's Salve make me smarter?
Well, we think it is smart to use Skinner's Salve. But studies have shown that rubbing the salve
on top of your head will generally not raise your IQ, but only give you confidence.
Can I reduce nightime cough by putting Skinner's Salve on the bottoms of my feet?
Plenty of people swear by this method, although it hasn't been proven medically. Most people apply
the salve on the bottoms of the feet and cover with a sock prior to bedtime.
Will Skinner's Salve help my headache?
Massaging the salve around the temple area seems to reduce headache pain, although this has not been clinicallly proven.
Is it okay to swallow Skinner's Salve or put it in my nose?
Skinner's Salve is an effective, external cold medicine. It provides temporary relief from coughing due to colds. When used as directed, its medicated vapors will help you rest more comfortably.
As mentioned on the label, Skinner's Salve should be applied only to the chest and throat to relieve cough due to cold symptoms, or to muscular areas and joints for aches and pains. Since Skinner's ointment is an oil-based medication,
it shouldn't be used under or inside the nose or inside the mouth, or swallowed. Any oil-based product can get into the lungs if used improperly.
What are the Skinner's Salve dosage directions?
Directions: adults and children 2 years and older:
Cough: Rub a layer on chest and throat up to three times a day. Keep clothing loose to let the vapors rise to the nose and mouth. If desired, cover with a dry, soft cloth, but keep clothing loose to let vapors rise to the nose and mouth.
Muscle aches/pains: Rub on sore area. Repeat up to three times daily or as directed by a doctor.
Children under 2 years of age: Ask a doctor.
DO NOT HEAT. NEVER EXPOSE SKINNER'S SALVE TO FLAME OR A MICROWAVE, OR PLACE IN ANY CONTAINER IN WHICH YOU ARE HEATING WATER. SUCH IMPROPER USE MAY CAUSE THE MIXTURE TO SPLATTER AND CAUSE BURNS.