Zinc oxide is an inorganic compound with the formula ZnO. ZnO is a white powder that is insoluble in water, and it is widely used as an additive in numerous materials and products. Although it occurs naturally as the mineral zincite, most zinc oxide is produced synthetically.
Zinc Oxide has deodorizing and antibacterial properties. Zinc oxide is widely used to treat a variety of skin conditions, including dermatitis, itching due to eczema, diaper rash and acne