Antiviral Properties in Ingredients of Ungex Products

Antiviral property of Ungex ingredients | Demodex

Did you know that the ingredients in Ungex treatments have antiviral properties? In this post we will discuss about our principle aim of treating Demodex mites, and how the ingredients in our products can also be helpful in other ways too.

How can Ungex help remove Demodex mites?

Ungex Pty Ltd is an Australian company pioneering the global market in personal care and solutions for skin parasites, specifically Demodex mites – an 8-legged microscopic parasite that thrives on the sebaceous glands under the human hair follicles. Not many know about the existence of Demodex, or understand how these mites (when found in high densities) can cause or irritate various skin and hair issues such as blepharitis, acne, hair loss, rosacea, dandruff, crawling sensations, and many more.

In 2012, Ungex won the Best Invention Award at the Malaysia Technology Expo for our unique innovation in Demodex hair mite’s solution. For years we have researched and developed a range of treatments and care plans for those suffering from serious infestations of Demodex by cutting out their food source to create an uninhabitable environment on the human skin, supplying needful nourishment to promote healthy hair and skin, which then results in aiding in the relief of symptoms caused by these mites.

Are Ungex products natural?

Ungex products not only have the right blend of natural and herbal ingredients that help kill Demodex mites, they are also gentle on the skin for everyday use.

Natural Products | Ungex

We pride in our development of finding the right blend of natural and herbal ingredients that help eliminate Demodex mites and are gentle on human skin for everyday use. Our products do not contain artificial colors, parabens, silicones, gluten, SLS and SLES.

But beyond the goodness of using herbal and natural ingredients, what other properties can be found in our products? Let’s take a closer look.

Ungex products’ ingredients in SDT and PDT have antiviral properties.

Over the years, our clients have reported other benefits too, such as disinfectants against microorganisms (microbes, bacteria, viruses, etc.), anti-parasitic as well as antiviral methods in which both can help kill and repel possible vectors such as mosquitoes, fly’s, etc. when used on the skin and/or personal items for long duration to prevent cross-transfer of such problems.

Our Australian made products, especially ‘PDT’ and ‘SDT‘ have natural-based ingredients with antiviral properties that may help prevent the transfer of many microorganisms and they can be sprayed on personal items that come in contact with the eyes and face such as breathing masks, glasses, towels, bedding and etc. that may be helpful in reducing the risk of cross-transfer of infections from those who may suffer from such contagious infestations.
According to this link you can see Ungex uses some materials in products ingredient, which have antiviral aspects.
There is a list of some ingredients for more investigation:

  • Polysorbate 20
  • Glycerin
  • Geraniol
  • Phenoxyethanol
  • Sodium Citrate
  • Propylene Glycol
  • Benzyl Alcohol
  • Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil
  • Diazolidinyl Urea
  • Citric Acid
  • Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil

Studies also suggest the antiviral activity of Australian tea tree oil and eucalyptus oil, both of which are present in other Ungex products.

2 thoughts on “Antiviral Properties in Ingredients of Ungex Products

  1. Paula says:

    I believe my 3 yr old has dermatitis … I’ve had it for about 9 months… she has been itching and I see lwhite things in her hair.. she says she is itchy and scratches her tummy and rubs her eyes alot…has slight rczema that she had most of her life.
    I need something safe to use on her and also to wash her hair without it causing her eyes to hurt. Thank you so much. Paula

    • Ungex SG says:

      Hi Paula,
      Thanks for your message. Those white thing in hair can’t be Demodex mites, but our products can help kill other kinds of mites and insects too, like lice. It seems there are some kind of mites that make your daughter itchy.So I suggest you use sprays on her body like her tummy, PDT, and use shampoo and spray for her scalp. If you are so sensitive that you don’t want cause her eyes hurt, you may use PDT spray a lone. Since it doesn’t need washing after use. If you need more assistance please let me know.

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