Neosporin is the go-to for scrapes, cuts, and so much more. It’s the trusted ointment found in any well-equipped first-aid kits, and it’s recommended by its manufacturer Johnson & Johnson as the “#1 Dr. Recommended Brand.” Neosporin has its uses but for someone with a healthy immune system it’s really not required to dab it on every scrape. If you have a weakened immune system then it’s of course better to take any step possible to keep yourself from getting sick.
The Dangers of Neosporin
When you apply Neosporin on a cut, you might be doing more than just speeding up the healing process—you could be exposing yourself to harmful chemicals. Continue reading →