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Is lanolin a natural moisturizer safe to use on leg ulcers?

Probably not. Although lanolin, which is derived from wool alcohol, is the active ingredient in some baby skin care products, people with leg ulcers are likely to be allergic to it. Don't assume that because a product is all-natural that it's safe for your skin type.

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