Salinex® Daily Care products are available in seawater and saline solutions. They are gentle, non-irritating and do not cause addiction. Salinex® products are suitable for pregnant women and do not contain any prohibited substances for use in drugs.
Salinex ProTect® is a sterile solution that contains a protective ingredient, iota carrageenan, a natural gelling agent derived from red seaweed. Iota carrageenan is one of the first effective substances found to combat the cold virus. An Austrian company carried out studies in 2010 showing that its nasal spray, containing carrageenan, was effective as a treatment against the common cold virus.*
*(en) Eccles R, Meier C, Jawad M, Weinmüllner R, Grassauer A, Prieschl-Grassauer E, “ Efficacy and safety of an antiviral Iota-Carrageenan nasal spray: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled exploratory study in volunteers with early symptoms of the common cold ”, Respiratory Research,vol. 11, 2010, p. 108 (PMID 20696083, PTMID 2923116,DOI 10.1186/1465-9921-11-108)