Please Note:

Nothing on this page should be construed as medical advice. The uses for papaya ointments are based on personal use either by us or others and supplemented with material obtained from various other sources. If you have a medical condition you should seek advice from a qualified medical practitioner.

What Can Paw Paw Ointment Be Used For?

Paw Paw Ointment may be used to maintain supple, soft skin and to heal or restore dry or damaged skin. It may be used as a barrier cream at nappy change time as well as to alleviate the symptoms of nappy (diaper) rash.

Who Should Use Paw Paw Ointment?

  • mechanics, gardeners, builders, bricklayers, plumbers, in fact, anyone who does manual work - to help the skin repair itself and to provide a barrier to the ingress of chemicals and other substances;
  • sailors and fisherfolk - to help maintain the skins natural moisture and protect against the drying effects of sun and sea;
  • skiers, surfers, swimmers - to act as a barrier against the drying effects of cold, wind and water and to restore moisture to the skin;
  • campers and hikers - to help protect against the drying effects of wind and sun, and to ease the itchiness of insect and mosquito bites;
  • mothers - to help keep skin soft, alleviate the symptoms of cracked nipples, remoisturise dry skin such as elbows, hands and feet;
  • babies - to act as a barrier cream at nappy change time and to prevent or alleviate the symptoms of nappy rash;
  • Anyone who experiences windburn, chapped lips, cold sores, eczma

Keep a tube of it in your:

  • Nappy bag (diaper bag)
  • First Aid kit
  • Camping supplies
  • Glovebox
  • Bathroom
  • Purse
  • Desk drawer

Suggested Uses For Pawpaw Ointment

This list is only a suggestion. Once you start using it you will find lots more uses.

  • Abscesses
  • Boils
  • Bruises
  • Minor Burns
  • Carbuncles
  • Chafing
  • Cracked nipples
  • Cracked skin
  • Cuts
  • Mild dermatitis
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczma
  • Gravel rash
  • Heat rash
  • Temporary relief of the discomfort caused by haemorrhoids
  • Insect stings
  • Mosquito bites
  • Nappy rash
  • Open wounds
  • Pimples
  • Scalds
  • Sunburn
  • Swelling caused by injury
  • Tinea
  • Whitlow