Oronine H Ointment: A soothing ointment loved by the Japanese for over 60 years!(Tokyo Area)

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Oronine H Ointment has been a staple in many Japanese households for over 60 years. It helps relieve a wide range of skin problems, including acne, minor cuts and burns, chapped skin, chilblains, and more.

This is a republished article which was originally published on June 15th in 2016.

Volume: 30g, 100g, 250g, or 500g / Price: See in stores for details

Oronine ®H Ointment 11g (tube) / Price: See in stores for details

Oronine H Ointment's main ingredient is bactericidal liquid chlorhexidine gluconate. It aids in preventing the infection of minor cuts, scrapes, and burns.

"I find it extremely helpful for my acne. With a predisposition to acne during times of stress or changes in lifestyle, I always apply Oronine H Ointment to pimples before bed. When I awake, there is a noticeable decrease in redness." (Note: This is a personal account by our writer.)

Due to various factors, the skin can produce an excess of sebum, which clogs pores and increases bacterial growth in the skin. Oronine H Ointment's antibacterial properties help alleviate the inflamed state of the skin.

Although it can be found at most drugstores in Japan, we’ve taken the liberty of listing 3 locations near major train stations where we are sure it can be purchased.

【Sugi Pharmacy Nihonbashi Mitsukoshimae】
Address:Toyo Bldg. 1F 1-5-2 Nihonbashi-Muromachi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Business Hours:8:00-21:00(weekends and holidays 10:00-20:00)

【Cocokara Fine Higashi-Ikebukuro】
Address:Air Rise Tower B1 4-5-1 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
Business Hours:10:00-21:00

【Matsumoto Kiyoshi Shinjuku East Exit】
Address:3-22-6 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Business Hours:Open 24 hours (Sunday & Holidays: closes at 22:00 and opens at 10:00 the following day)