ridecamp@endurance.net: [endurance] Removal of Desitin

[endurance] Removal of Desitin

LYNN M. Crespo (lynn@alpha.acast.nova.edu)
Mon, 11 Sep 1995 22:32:15 -0400 (EDT)

As a mother of two who never believed in disposable diapers I have used a
lot of Desitin in my time. Warm water and soap always did the trick on
their bottoms. If it is smeared on real thick it just took some extra
washing. Of course baby bottoms don't have hair, and I don't know if it
will be tougher to get out of the horse's hair.

Also, the alcohol-free baby wipes worked great for all those changes.
They also contain lanolin - great for babies and horses! And absolutely
priceless at rides, especially when water is scarce. Anyone who knows my
boys can vouch for the dirt they can get into!

As for the diapers, I always washed them twice in hot water with both
detergent and bleach, followed by a double rinse cycle. A little harsh
for the girth! But detergent and hot water alone should do the trick. I
never had any problems getting rid of Desitin. (BTW - It's also a great


L. M. Crespo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Pharmacology
Nova-Southeastern University