This is the thinnest type and has the highest amount of phenol derivatives for maximum effectiveness against virus, bacteria, and fungus. It is slight refined to remove unneeded wood alcohol and water. For detailed information on its antiseptic properties and composition as well as how you can create your own please read Birch Tar Oil A Powerful Antiseptic.
You can use this on leather and wood as well but it is not as effective as the wood & leather type.
- Treatment of lice, fleas, scabies, & mites
- Disinfecting wounds, has been shown to accelerate cell regeneration and quicker healing of wound
- Treat infection of wound
- Treatment and improved healing of burns
- Treatment of skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, ringworm, toenail fungus, and many more
- Cleaning and disinfecting of shop areas, leather and tack such as saddles and harnesses
- Used to create soap beneficial for a wide variety of skin problems
100% natural with no additives or synthetic compounds that will cause allergic reactions of the skin
Phenol derivatives, terpenoid derivatives, empyreumatic resins, guaiacol, cresol (para-cresol & o-cresol), pyrocatechol, betulin, toluene, xylene. Created from the destructive distillation of white Birch bark.
Has keratoplastic properties which works by causing the skin to shed dead cells from its top layer and slow down the growth of skin cells. This effect decreases scaling and dryness. Useful to treat the itching, scaling, and flaking due to skin conditions such as psoriasis or seborrheic dermatitis.
Birch tar oil is soluble in some oils and alchohols.
Birch tar oil should only be used topically and for spot treatments, not large areas of skin all at once as does have Cresols in it. Which not only makes it unsuitable for ingesting but also for topical application on large areas.
Treatments Of Skin Ailments
Apply 1-2 times daily, product should be rubbed into skin for 5-10 days. For fungal infections such as toenail fungus treatment may take up to three weeks.
There are no set rules for Birch tar oil antiseptic concentrations and other uses such as disinfecting rooms or other items.