Selenium Sulphide is a proven effective anti-fungal agent that relieves & reduces itching, flaking, irritation & redness of the scalp & skin.
It works by slowing down the growth of the yeast that causes infection.


Selsun is a medicated shampoo for the effective treatment of dandruff, itchy scalp and irritable skin conditions such as Pityriasis & Ringworm. It is suitable for all hair types. There are 5 products which form part of 2 ranges – Selsun 2.5% & Selsun Blue. Selsun 2.5% is registered (s0) and contains 2.5% Selenium Sulphide whilst Selsun Blue contains 1% Selenium Sulphide.


Common Dandruff – Visible dry scaling from the surface of the scalp.*

Seborrheic Dermatitis – Visible oily scaling & inflammation from the surface of the scalp.*

Pityriasis Versicolor – A common chronic skin infection on the body caused by yeast Malassezia furfur, which produces a persistent depigmented scaly rash.*

Seborrheic Scalp conditions – Excessive secretion of sebum (oil) by sebaceous glands.*

Tinea Versicolor – A common fungal infection of the skin.The fungus interferes with the normal pigmentation of the skin, resulting in small, discolored patches.*

Ringworm – Ringworm of the body (tinea corporis) is a rash caused by a fungal infection. It’s usually a red, itchy, circular rash with clearer skin in the middle.*

* Reference: Oxford Concise Medical Dictionary 8th edition.

Selsun® 2.5% Suspension. A13.1 Antiseptics, disinfectants and cleaning agents. Each 100 ml contains: 2.5 g Selenium sulphide.
Registration number G2268 (Act 101 of 1965). Licence holder: Mentholatum SA (Pty) Ltd. 1 st Floor, Silverberg Terrace, Steenberg Office Park, Silverwood close, Tokai, 7945. e-mail: info@mentholatum.co.za. Please refer to detailed package insert for full prescribing information.