Pine tar soap has been used for over 100 years to treat eczema, psoriasis and other forms of dermatitis. It moisturizes dry, scaly skin and helps it heal. Pine tar soap is safe to use anywhere on the face and body, and is also used as a shampoo. Pine tar products can heal severely irritated skin associated with the chronic skin conditions eczema and psoriasis. Both psoriasis and eczema lesions can be thick, red and scaly, but eczema also commonly appears as moist and oozing sores. Pine tar products are beneficial for healing rashes caused by poison ivy, poison sumac and poison oak. It also can be used for relieving symptoms of contact dermatitis, or skin allergic reactions caused by various substances. Washing the affected area can stop the itch and dry the rash, speeding healing. Veterinarians use pine tar oil to treat mange and other pet skin disorders. It has been reported that the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers used pine tar as their insect repellent of choice before World War II. Daily use of pine tar soap soothed the skin and kept it healthy can while it provided protection against mosquito, tick, chiggers, and other insect bites.
DISCLAIMER: The US Government wants us to be sure to tell you the statements above have not been evaluated by the FDA. The US Government also wants us to tell you that this product is NOT intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
All of my soaps are 8% superfatted. This gives our handmade soaps their gentleness and mildness. Please keep all handmade soaps on a well drained soap dish so they last longer. Bar is approximately 5 ounces.
Ingredients: Olive Oil, Palm Kernel Oil, Pine Tar, Coconut Oil, Sunflower Seed Oil, Aloe Vera, Walnut Oil, Safflower Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Coconut Milk, Calendula, Lavender Essential Oil, Tea Tree Essential Oil.