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Pine: Health Benefits Of That Winter King

White pine has a tree there that can grow up to 10 meters. The root penetrates deeply into the soil. While young, its branches and stems are covered with brownish-reddish crust which later becomes gray-brown.

bor-zdr-bil-03The branches spread out in the shape of an umbrella. Spines of white pine are composed of two sheets, long 5 to 6 inches, and the color is gray-green. The female flowers have small cone form, which have initially red, later brown and finally turned into a tree. white pine is widespread throughout Europe, and grows in hilly and lowland areas. As drug mostly are used young needles and buds.



Pine needles, like all conifers, are preferably to be used immediately after picking, because when they are dried they can lose vitamin C . So spines (leaves) that are held more than one year completely can lose their healing ability. Young buds of pine are used to treat inflammation of the airways, coughing, bronchitis and inhalation. It is also used to treat asthma and Reumah. Pine syrup is quite efficient against cough.