Zika – Mosquito After-Bite Ointment. Iodine is a powerful antimicrobial. It is used worldwide in hospital operating rooms prior to surgery. Within seconds, it effectively kills all known harmful bacteria, fungi, molds, yeasts and viruses. including the class of viruses to which Zika belongs (the Flaviviruses – 70 different viral organisms which include Zika, dengue, West Nile Virus, and chikungunya).
The Io Products After-Bite Ointment has several essential properties:
- The ointment’s iodine concentration (0.1% available iodine) produces no allergic reactions.
- Due to iodine’s unusual antimicrobial capabilities and structure, the 0.1% available level of iodine provides the highest known level of total microbe destruction.
- If you are bitten by an insect, especially a mosquito, IMMEDIATELY apply the ointment and rub in well. The Peppermint goes to work immediately to help stop itching, and the iodine will attack any microbes present (viruses, bacteria, spores, molds, fungi).
- Do not use directly in the eyes, but the ointment can be used safely for nasal protection, in the ear, and in other sensitive areas. Iodine has been shown to be effective against MRSA – methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, and other hospital-acquired infections and is known to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). It can be used as a lubricant and an anti-microbe ointment. Do not use with latex condoms.