Colloidal Oatmeal (Avena sativa) is a natural product which helps soothe and soften dry skin and relieve itchy skin rashes and irritations.
To produce colloidal oatmeal, whole oats are very finely ground. This enables the grain to readily absorb liquid. When the colloidal oatmeal is added to bath water, it almost instantly gives a slightly milky, almost slimy consistency to the water, which then coats the skin, moisturizing, softening, and protecting it. The emollient, or skin-softening, properties of oat products come from ingredients in the oatmeal such as cellulose and fiber.Read More