Carbolic soap is a mildly antiseptic soap containing carbolic acid and/or cresylic acid, both of which are phenols derived from either coal tar or petroleum sources. … By killing bacteria, it also acts as a mild deodorant when used as a body soap.
A product that has been on the market since 1827! Yet, with all the products on the market, this soap has been forgotten and not many people know of how amazing it is. The antiseptic properties of phenol were used by Sir Joseph Lister (1827–1912) in his pioneering technique of antiseptic surgery. Lister decided that the wounds themselves had to be thoroughly cleaned. He then covered the wounds with a piece of rag or lint covered in phenol, or carbolic acid as he called it.
Natural scented, anti-bacterial and mildly antiseptic soap. A very traditional type of soap that is recommended for acne and makes a great deodorant bar