It is used to prevent infections caused by bacteria, fungus, and viruses. It is also used as a first-aid for cleaning wounds and scrapes, thereby lowering the risk of infections. It is dermatologically tested and recommended by the Indian Medical Association for surface cleaning and personal hygiene liquid. It is also antiseptic in nature which makes it useful to use against cuts as well and protect against microbes.
You can also use it for household cleaning purposes. It is also used to clean floors and tiles due to its powerful disinfectant properties. Also, the presence of alcohol aids in killing the microbes such as viruses, bacteria, and fungi. It also contains certain chemicals that aid in the killing of germs on surfaces not visible to the naked eye. This process might not only clean dirty surfaces but also kills germs thereby reducing the risk of infection.
For personal hygiene, you can add a few drops of this liquid in bathing water or even use it while cleaning your feet after coming home from outside. Dettol mixed with water can also act as an effective after-shave lotion, especially to lower the risk of infection in case of cuts or bruises.
Remember, Dettol Antiseptic Liquid is only meant for external use. Do not even use it as a mouth rinse or take it orally as it may lead to various side effects. Also, this liquid should not be used for every skin problem that you may encounter. It is strictly not recommended for people suffering from skin diseases such as eczema. Also, keep it out of reach of children to avoid any casualty. It is available in various pack sizes of 110 ml, 210 ml, and 500 ml.