What is Pine Tar Soap?
Pine tar is a substance that has been used for centuries. It has a variety of uses but is primarily used as an ingredient in soap. You may have seen it and wondered what pine tar soap is, and why it’s used.
Pine Tar Soap is used in soothing treatment for skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis; it is said to relieve itching caused by bug bites. This property alone makes it a great addition to your medicine cabinet during the warm months when mosquitoes are found virtually everywhere.
Pine Tar Soap is a natural soap which has long been touted for its medicinal benefits in the treatment of skin conditions, plus treatment of dandruff.
Pine tar is used in veterinary medicine to treat a variety of conditions for cattle and chickens. It is used in medicinal applications as a treatment for various skin conditions as well. Pine tar has a wide variety of applications--- from maritime uses, medicinal uses, to the production of soaps--and was quite the money-maker in the post-independence periods of the United States.
Pine tar, as well as pine oil, has a strong pine smell; it is often combined with other scented oils as well as essential oils for use on the body. It is said to have antibacterial and anti-fungal qualities and is useful to soothe and treat symptoms of poison ivy, oak, and sumac. Pine soap, is also used to treat skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis; it relieves the itching caused by bug bites.
Pine tar is a common additive in shampoo and is used to treat the inflammation and itching of the scalp due to dandruff. Due to its pine smell, pine tar soap, an organic soap, is known to offer a variety of deodorizing benefits. Men are known to enjoy its fresh, pine scent. Pine tar has been traditionally associated with homemade, organic, and natural soap-making.
Pine tar soap and shampoo has also been proven effective in soothing psoriasis and eczema, easing inflammation of the body, while offering a cure to itching associated with bug bites. It also makes for an excellent choice as soap for men.
There is no fragrance added to this soap, but has a distinctive smell from the pine tar.
This handmade soap weighs between 4 to 5 ounces and and enriched with skin-loving ingredients such as Palm, Coconut & Sunflower Oils, Coconut Milk, Kaolin Clay, Oat Flour and Corn Silk Fibers.
We only make our soaps in small batches to ensure quality and integrity. Our soaps are all handmade the old-fashioned, hot process way with the best oils and butters and milks to give you a smooth, creamy lather with tons of bubbles and ultimate moisturization. You won't ever go back to commercial soaps.
PLEASE NOTE: Natural Soaps last for a much longer time if allowed to dry out between uses and placed on a draining soap dish or tray, away from direct streams of water.
Due to the handcrafted nature, every cured bar of soap will have its own unique appearance, which may vary slightly in color, pattern, design and shape. The item shown is a representation of this particular soap, and your soap may vary slightly.
*Rose of Sharon Skin Care products and statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Consult a health practitioner before using if you have any serious medical conditions, are pregnant, breast feeding, or currently taking medication.