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Whether you own a motorcycle or a 10-speed, if you've ever suffered an accident on the open road, you're all too familiar with the pain that comes with road rash. When the outer layer of skin becomes stripped away due to an accident, the pain, irritation and redness that follows can be difficult to bear. Abrasions like road rash are commonplace for athletes, and the painful recovery that follows can hinder both performance on the field and life after the game.
Brave Soldier began when one friend helped another. Mountain bike enthusiast Jeffrey Neal was in search of an ointment that would help heal his stubborn case of road rash. He approached Dr. Ezra Kest, a biking buddy who was also a celebrated dermatologist in their Southern California community. Dr. Kest had already created a reparative formula for his laser surgery patients, one that was rich in botanicals. He used that formula as a starting point, and Brave Soldier was born. Athletes embraced the brand, as did the LAPD bike squads and the Carolina Panthers NFL team. Now, over a decade later, Brave Soldier has grown into a collection of products that goes beyond first aid to include basics and protection.
Road rash is a painful condition where the top layers of skin are scraped off due to a fall on the ground. While the wound gets its name from the most common offender - the road - this painful abrasion can occur after spills on artificial turf or a rocky trail, too. Because each surface contains dirt and germs that can end up in your cut, it's important to treat it immediately to prevent infection. Brave Soldier's inaugural product features tea tree oil, a potent natural antiseptic that has been used for centuries for its curative and disinfecting properties. This Brave Soldier ointment also combines other natural extracts, along with powerful pharmaceuticals, to speed wound healing, minimize pain, and reduce keloid scarring. These natural ingredients include jojoba oil, green tea extract, macadamia nut oil, organic comfrey, aloe vera gel, hempseed oil, and pure lavender oil.