Pine tar is a form of wood tar. It is a natural wood preservative that is made by slowly burning the resin from the root stock of pine trees. Now you may be wondering why you would want this in your soap, so let me tell you!
Pine tar soap is very popular for topical treatment of psoriasis, eczema, seborrheic dermatitis and many other inflammatory skin ailments. It can also help relieve itching caused from insect bites. It is antibacterial and antifungal, and just might be the thing you are looking for!