Lakewood, OH (PRWEB) January 6, 2009 — Defense Soap ( has been used by combat athletes and competitive wrestlers for years. That’s because the natural active ingredients it contains have been known to fight the harmful skin bacteria these athletes encounter in the rough and tumble world of hand-to-hand combat.

Now, consumers who are concerned about cold & flu season have found a new use for this soap. One of the main active ingredients in Defense Soap is the natural essential oil Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil ( Eucalyptus oil has powerful and antimicrobial properties. The natural healing powers of eucalyptus have been widely known among holistic health practitioners for thousands of years. The Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States (HPUS), which is the official compendium for Homeopathic Drugs in the U.S. and is recognized by the FDA, recognizes eucalyptus oil for these benefits. Though much less significant than it’s antimicrobial properties it seems the oil’s potent aromatic attributes helps to open airway passages –allowing users to breathe easier. Combining the powers of Eucalyptus Oil with Defense Soap’s other natural essential oils like Melaleuca Alternifolia ( (Tea Tree) Oil –which is also thought to combat the skin-dwelling bacteria that are involved in causing infections–creates a sense of well being and at the same time works to keep the natural skin flora in balance. In practice, it is generally agreed that healthy skin is better prepared to utilize it’s natural immunities to fight off germs.

“Defense Soap is more than an athletic soap… It’s a first line of defense against a lot of skin issues… including MRSA, ringworm, herpes and impetigo”, says Guy Sako, the inventor of Defense Soap.

Since Defense Soap ( uses only pharmaceutical grade natural essential oils so it’s less harsh on the skin’s healthy bacteria. There are no dyes or harsh chemicals. The ingredients in Defense Soap have undergone rigorous clinically testing.

About Defense Soap

While there is a preponderance of testing ( and reams of testimonial ( support, Defense Soap is not intended to treat, diagnose or mitigate skin diseases, colds or flu. For products that are not classified as OTC drugs, the FDA prohibits claims of anti-fungal or anti-bacterial properties for products using natural ingredients for these purposes. Defense Soap assumes no responsibility if you prescribe for yourself. If you suspect you have a skin disease or infection you must consult with a physician. Defense Soap is manufactured by registered FDA facilities.