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By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Posted: July 10, 2012
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Described in this patent are compositions, methods and systems for treating disordered epithelial tissues, such as that caused by pathogens and/or by toxins produced thereby. The invention relates to the use of an anti-infective and/or antimicrobial active agent in a carrier, with vigorous agitation of the disordered epithelial tissue for topical treatment thereof under such conditions sufficient to achieve clinically discernable improvement of the disordered epithelial tissue. The preferred anti-infective and/or antimicrobial active agent comprises an organohalide, such as a quaternary ammonium halide compound, preferably benzalkonium chloride, to treat cold sores or other herpes disordered tissue. Additionally, disordered tissues include that which has been infected by toxins such as snake or spider venom.
Pawpaw and peach-derived anti-irritant composition
US Patent 8216615
Publication date: July 10, 2012
Assignee: Phoenix Eagle Company Pty., Ltd.
The present invention relates to a process for preparing a fruit and/or vegetable-derived composition to treat dermatological and cosmetic disorders caused or worsened by soaps, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals containing ingredients such as preservatives.The process involves heating at least one fruit and/or vegetable pulp to a temperature of about 40°C to 100°C, then mixing between 1% and 40% w/w of a mild base with the heated fruit and/or vegetable pulp.