Glycerin is Lubricant, Laxative, Humectant. This medication is used as a Moisturizer to treat or prevent dry, rough, scaly, itchy skin and minor skin irritations (e.g. diaper rashes, skin burns from radiation therapy).
Emollients are substances that soften and moisturize the skin and decrease itching and flaking. Glycerin may also have Anti-aging benefits. It is also good for fighting wrinkles, dark spots and skin lightening.