Antiseptic Soap, sometimes called antibacterial soap or anti-fungal soap, That sometimes may contain some kind of ingredient that reduces the chance of infection when applied to the skin. Antiseptics are antimicrobial substances that are applied to living tissue/skin to reduce the possibility of infection, sepsis, or putrefaction. Antiseptics are generally distinguished from antibiotics by the latter’s ability to be transported through the lymphatic system to destroy bacteria within the body, and from disinfectants, which destroy microorganisms found on non-living objects. Some antiseptics are true germicides, capable of destroying microbes (bacteriocidal), while others are bacteriostatic and only prevent or inhibit their growth. Antibacterials are antiseptics that have the proven ability to act against bacteria. Microbicides which destroy virus particles are called viricides or antivirals.
Antibacterial soaps, whether used in the home or in the medical field, antiseptic soaps are designed to reduce or eliminate bacteria that can lead to skin infections or other commonly transmitted diseases.
An antiseptic is applied to cuts, wound and abrasions for anti-bacterial reasons, antiseptics are used to slow down the process of germs and bacteria from spreading through the infected tissue into the body. There are basically two types of antiseptics used for their actions, such as germicides which are capable of destroying the microbes, and bacterial versions which are used for the general slowing of the growth of the bacteria. Both of these types of antiseptic are effective for protecting the wound and enhancing the speed at which they heal by the natural process of the body’s immune system. Even know that antiseptics are extremely good against fighting the bacteria and the germs, Antiseptics should be limited and you should always be used after the recommendation of a General Practitioner or Doctor. Before you apply the antiseptic to the area you must clean the area extremely well, and then covered the area with a bandage or piece of gauze after the application of the antiseptic. But only in certain times, should some antiseptics such as phenol, commonly known as hydrogen peroxide, must allow sufficient time to dry before the area is covered. If the skin is allergic to the antiseptics then use it sparingly and only after the recommendation from a general practitioner or doctor.