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Old 14-04-2017, 09:09 PM   #48
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Originally Posted by cosmic tramp View Post
Hmmm just wikipediad that - very interesting history of applications hasn't it ? From Viking skis to barges. Stockholm Tar or Pine Tar or Archangel Tar, bet it smells gorgeous like creosote or carbolic soap...

Only found out the other day that EU Health & safety regs. have banned coal tar outright from non-prescriptive medical products (soap/shampoo/ household cleaners) and replace it with Tea Tree oil...
The smell is fabulous just like the soap and better.

Tea tree oil is nice too and is the only thing that actually kills molds outright.

You can't beat the natural elements.

I bet they banned it in human medicals because it works better than the chemical methods.
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