Tea Tree Soap Ultimate FungaSoap
Enriched with tea tree oil to naturally fight fungal foot infections on skin and nails.
Use daily to help control itching, dryness and odor.
Cleans and refreshes so effectively that you can use it all over in place of your regular soap. 6 oz.
6 oz. Bottle
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is Tea tree oil?
Tea tree oil, also known as melaleuca oil, is an essential oil that comes from steaming the leaves of the Australian tea tree. When used topically such as in tea tree soap, tea tree oil is believed to be antibacterial. Tea tree oil is commonly used to treat acne, athlete’s foot, lice, nail fungus and insect bites.
Tea tree oil is available as an oil and in many over-the-counter skin products, including tea tree soap and lotions. However, tea tree oil should not be taken orally. If swallowed, it can cause serious symptoms.
Research on tea tree oil use for specific conditions shows:
- Acne. Research suggests that a treatment gel containing tea tree oil might be effective at relieving acne.
- Dandruff. A tea tree oil shampoo used for four weeks has been shown to be effective at treating dandruff.
- Athlete’s foot. A tea tree soap or oil cream, applied twice daily for one month, has been shown to be effective in relieving symptoms of athlete’s foot.
- Lice. When used in combination with lavender oil, tea tree oil has been shown to be effective at treating lice eggs.
- Nail fungus. Research hasn’t shown tea tree soap or oil used in its pure form or in combination with other antifungal therapies to be effective in treating toenail fungus.
Results might vary because there are no standardized methods for harvesting tea tree oil or creating products containing the oil. When used topically, tea tree oil is generally safe and might be helpful in treating acne and other superficial skin infections. Avoid oral use of tea tree oil, which is toxic when swallowed.
Are there any safety and side effects?
Most people can use tea tree oil topically with no problems. However, tea tree oil can cause:
- Skin irritation
- Allergic skin rash (dermatitis)
Don’t use tea tree oil if you have eczema.
Tea tree oil is toxic when swallowed. Serious side effects can occur, including:
- A lack of muscle control or coordination of voluntary movements (ataxia)
- Decreasing levels of consciousness
Are there any interactions with tea tree soap?
Although tea tree oil is often used in combination with other drugs when treating bacterial or fungal skin conditions, there’s currently no evidence showing drug interactions.
Will antifungal tea tree soap get rid of any fungal infection?
An antifungal soap can’t necessarily get rid of every skin fungus. It depends on the infection’s severity and how early you treat it. If you find that your infection isn’t responding to the soap, consult a doctor to see if you need a stronger treatment.
Can I use antifungal tea tree soap if my skin is dry?
Some antifungal soaps are somewhat drying, so they can irritate skin that’s already dehydrated. If you have dry skin, opt for a formula with moisturizing ingredients to help hydrate and soothe your skin while treating your fungal infection.
What is tea tree oil?
Tea Tree Oil Is an essential oil with a fresh, stringent odor. It is removed from the leaves of the Melaleuca Alternifolia plant which is native to Australia. When applied topically, it has a history of beneficial properties including anti-septic, anti-microbial, anti-bacterial and ant-fungal activity. In studies, it has proven effective again dermophytes, shown to stop bacteria, mold, and fungal growth.
How is FungaSoap used?
FungaSoap® works on all body parts – feet, legs, torso, even on the face — as an overall body wash wherever you have dry, itchy or irritated skin. Use daily. Rinse thoroughly after use. Apply FungaSoap® sparingly – this is a concentrated formula. When used on feet, be sure to dry skin between toes completely.