Birch tar oil, natural antiseptic 100 ml (3,4 fl. oz)
Description: Black or dark brown oily liquid with a specific odor.
Ingredients: Sublimation product of birch bark – a mixture of resinous substances, phenols and aromatic carbohydrates.
Pharmacological properties: Birch tar has a strong antiseptic, local irritant, anti-inflammatory, insecticidal, antiparasitic and disinfectant action, improves blood circulation, stimulates the regeneration of the epidermis of damaged tissues, enhances keratinization, dries wounds and accelerates them. In small concentrations (3-5%) activates the growth of granulation, in large (above 10%) – sharply weakens.
Application: Externally for the treatment of skin diseases in animals: eczema, dermatomycoses (trichophytia, microspores), scabies, furunculosis, pyoderma, bedsores, burns, ulcers, frostbite, wound infections, limb wounds, cracks in horses’ hooves, hooves in cattle and others. Internally, it is prescribed as an anti-fermentation and disinfectant for horses, small cattle, pigs, dogs and chickens. For disinfection of premises, livestock yards, animal care items.
Dosage: Externally – applied to the affected areas of the skin 1-2 times a day:
• for fungal diseases, the course of treatment is up to 3 weeks;
• for the treatment of scabies drugs with tar are rubbed into the skin warm (40-50 ° C), the course of treatment – two days in a row with an interval of 7 days, in advanced cases – three days in a row with an interval of 3-4 days;
• with foot-and-mouth disease lesions – pre-cleaned hooves are treated with pure birch tar or a mixture of tar and fish oil in a ratio of 1: 1;
• for other skin diseases, the course of treatment is 5-12 days.
Internally once – in the form of 10% water emulsion, tar in doses per head: horses and cattle – 10-25 g; small cattle and pigs – 2-5 g; dogs – 0.1-1.0 g; chicken – 0.05-0.2 g
For disinfection of premises, cattle yards apply 5-10% sulfur-tar (alkaline) solutions; for disinfection of horse harness – pure tar.
Contraindications: Do not use for eczema in the acute stage, with impaired renal function.
Caution: Prolonged use may cause skin irritation.
Product: Glass bottles of 50, 100 ml.
Storage: Dry, dark at a temperature from 5 ° to 25 ° C.