Phytoceuticals CE marks plant oil wound dressing
This article was originally published in Clinica
Phytoceuticals, a firm specialising in medicines made from natural product extracts, has CE marked its 1 primary wound dressing for sale in Europe. The spray, which can be used for acute and chronic wounds, is made from a combination of two plant-derived oils, neem and St John's Wort. It acts as a physical barrier to prevent dessication or contamination, and prevents secondary dressings from sticking to the wound. Zurich, Switzerland-based Phytoceuticals claims that the plant oils also have a nourishing effect, supporting wound healing. The firm plans to make 1 available in Switzerland immediately, and eventually internationally, with the help of a "big industry partner".