Probably the best soap you will ever try for dry, troubled skin and scalp!
Take a look at these ingredients and take a wild guess about how you will feel stepping out of the shower after using this magnificent soap. Besides the olive oil and pine tar, we’ve got cocoa butter, lavender oil, and red cedarwood oil to baby your skin. Perfect shampoo, too!
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The history and benefits of this fabulous natural oil is known around the world. The Egyptians, Greeks, Phoenicians, and Romans all took full advantage of this prized oil. Today, we observe the beautiful skin of Mediterranean women, many who claim their secret is the oil of this tiny fruit. Olive oil:
- Promotes a smooth, radiant complexion
- Helps maintain elasticity of skin
- Heals dry, brittle nails and softens cuticles
- Conditions and adds shine to hair
Other potential benefits of olive oil as an olive oil skin care product include: treatment of – minor skin wounds, eczema, and psoriasis.
Pine tar is the end product of pine wood carbonization due to the distillation process using extreme heat. Modern day pine tar no longer contains creosote which is carcinogenic. Pine tar should not be confused with Coal Tar which also contains carcinogenic compounds. Pine tar has always been a traditional solution for treating animal wounds and infections because it is soothing and antiseptic.
Today, many doctors prescribe the use of pine tar soap as topical medicine for some skin diseases as it possesses anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. Pine tar is being widely used against skin psoriasis. People who have dry skin can also benefit from pine tar soap. The natural oil of pine wood is retained during carbonization and it could help your skin by adding moisture to it during application.
Eczema and Psoriasis
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 is a natural way to relieve skin of the discomfort associated with dermatophyte infections. Topical and oral medications that treat the infections may have side effects such as blistering, dryness, itching, and rashes. Pine tar is a natural remedy to relieve these discomforts.
Rashes, Allergies, Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac
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.
Pine tar is an ingredient in certain brands of shampoo which treats and helps prevent seborrheic dermatitis, a scalp condition that leads to dandruff.
It has bee 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 that these statements above have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The US Government also wants us to tell you that this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Every American should be aware that the Food and Drug Administration and other government agencies control most everything its citizens do in life and that we are just totally unable to use common sense to think for ourselves. Contrary to this apathetic acceptance, I happen to believe most of us are very smart and can use our noodles to come to our own conclusions without big brother’s interference. Enjoy!