Daily OTC Pearl: Blue Star Ointment

Blue Star Ointment is used for skin issues such as itchiness, scaly, dry skin, eczema, rashes, ringworms, jock itch, and athlete’s foot.

OTC/Lifestyle Pearl of the Day: Blue Star Ointment

Indication: Blue Star Ointment is an OTC cream with 1.2% camphor oil. According to the company’s website, the product works for people with several skin conditions.

Insight:

  • Blue Star Ointment is used for symptoms such as itchiness, scaly, dry skin, eczema, rashes, ringworms, jock itch, and athlete’s foot.
  • It can relieve burning feeling and severe itchiness as well.
  • Blue Star Ointment contains 1.2% camphor.
  • The American Academy of Dermatology Association recommends ointments or creams with camphor or menthol for relieving psoriasis-related itchiness. However, they also recommend using a moisturizer to counteract the drying effects of these products.
  • Patients should be advised to not get this in their eyes and to not ingest it.

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