Ballistol is suitable for protecting a sword or knife, made on the basis of a mineral oil, it does not dry out and does not clump.
Good protection is necessary to prevent rust on your sword or knife.
Ballistol is suitable for protecting a sword and due to the low viscosity it flows well over the entire surface. Made on the basis of a mineral oil, it is a yellowish, clear and light liquid. This oil does not dry out and does not clump.
Ballistol (a compound between 'Ballistic Oil') was intended for cleaning, lubricating and protecting firearms, but can therefore also be used for maintenance and protection of knives and swords. It is an environmentally friendly product and non-toxic.
You cannot say that it is a traditional means of maintenance, but it has an excellent protective effect.