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Pine Needles

Virtues Astringent

(Pinus sylvestris )The Plant:
The pine needles or shoots used in medicine are actually the buds of Scots pine, also called Scotch pine.

It has antiseptic and expectorant properties. It is used for bronchial catarrh, flu, colds, and treatment of various chest complaints. It's use is wide, but it is mainly used for the treatment of respiratory diseases.

Infusion made from pine needles and shoot
It can also be used in a warm bath. These baths stimulate the skin, blood circulation and diuresis thereby promoting the general condition and having a relaxing effect.

Natural body care from the source


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