Pine Tar Swedish

Tar from pinewood has probably been produced in Scandinavia since the Iron Age and became one of Sweden’s most important exports for hundreds of years. Pine tar was also known in ancient Greece, in fact Hippocrates was the first to describe its use in medicine more than 2000 years ago. It’s topical use for a range of skin and scalp ailments including eczema, seborrhoeic dermaitis , psoriasis, fungal infections, and other dry itchy, flaky or inflamed conditions has been used and known around the world for thousands of years (*19). Pine tar has also been shown to clean, moisturize, sanitize and deodorize. Although pine tar has been used for treatment for centuries, it’s mechanism for action is poorly understood because of its chemical complexity. FROM SWEEDEN