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Communicating Wool's Skin Health

This investment focusses on the extension and communication of research findings regarding the use of wool garments in eczema sufferers to health care professionals.

The project will;

  • inform audiences of the role of superfine Merino wool as an adjunctive therapy for eczema,

  • overcome resistance to the use of wool as a natural treatment option for eczema, and

  • counter the misconception that all wool is itchy and should be avoided by people with sensitive skin.

Project date

1 Apr 2019-30 Jun 2019

Principal investigator

Mary Barrington-Ward

Research organisation

Ogilvy Health

Project led by

Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

Australian Wool Innovation is a not-for-profit enterprise that conducts research, development and marketing along the worldwide supply chain for Australian …

  • Location

    Australia

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