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Newmarket Bloodroot Ointment for Horses

Newmarket Bloodroot Ointment for Horses
50g Tub

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  • 50g Tub £57.49


Bloodroot Ointment from Newmarket can be used as an adjunctive therapy for sarcoids on horses. The ingredients are extract from the rhizome of Sanguinaria canadensis (bloodroot) and zinc salts.


Sanguinaria Canadensis, Emulsifying Oil, Zinc Salts.

Directions for use

Apply to the affected area 2 - 3 times daily for 5 - 20 days or as stated by your veterinary surgeon. An inflammatory reaction and subsequent scarring is expected. Be sure to wear gloves when applying and avoid contact with eyes and other sensitive areas.

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For UK delivery, we charge the following:

Order Total Weight Delivery
£0-£28.99 Under 2kg £2.99
2kg+ £4.99
£29-£38.99 Under 2kg Free
2kg+ £4.99
£39+ Under 2kg Free
2kg+ Free

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Reviews (13)

Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Newmarket Bloodroot Ointment for Horses, including answers from our team.

26 January 2016 at 11:35pm

Treating a sarcoid


Hi I've recently bought a mare and she has a one sarcoid under her tummy towards her back end, its crusty at the moment but often looks reddish at times, when is it best to apply and how often? Is it best to try and cover somehow after you've applied the cream? Is it painful on application as it's a tricky place for me to get too if she flinches . How long do you use it for ? And I've read it's sometimes look worse before it gets better? What should I be looking out for? Sorry about all the questions but I'm very frightened of hurting her and making it worse.

  • Non-Executive Director

This product is normally applied 2 or 3 times daily for up to 3 weeks. It is not a particularly potent treatment and is not usually painful. It is difficult to ascertain how effective it is when used on its own as Sarcoids behave in unpredictable ways anyway. Personally I would advise that it is best if your veterinary surgeon advises you on treatment options for this condition because there are many types of sarcoid and many treatment options. (The most effective treatments tend to be vet-only and not something you can apply yourself for safety reasons.) If it is not too bad in the first place, then this product might be appropritate.

21 July 2015 at 1:24pm

Applying Cream


Thinking of using this on my boys sarcoids. Is there anything you have to be careful with when using the cream? Such as should you wear gloves? Do you need to make sure you don't get the cream on the skin surrounding the sarcoid?

  • Non-Executive Director

It is sensible to always wear gloves when applying any skin treatment, or you will be inadvertently treating your own skin too. Ideally it should be applied only to the affected part and not the surrounding skin, but this does not need to be followed to the extreme.

16 July 2015 at 12:03am

Weepy sarcoids


Can you apply this cream to sarcoids that have broken through which are red and weepy?

  • Non-Executive Director

This product can be applied to ulcerated sarcoids as you describe. It tends to cause an inflammatory reaction and then subsequent scarring, which to some extent covers the sarcoids.