Non-toxic and does not contain water, petroleum based chemicals or carcinogenic creosote. The natural antiseptic action helps to combat bacterial infections of the hood and skin, including thrush. Assists in the treatment of split hooves, split heals, cracks and corns. Promotes a flexible and elastic hoof. A valuable ingredient to make preparations such as soap, shampoo, animal dips and hoof applications. Other applications include sealing and preventing infection of shearing wounds and when de-horning. Also a natural way of sealing exposed branches after pruning.