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Pine Needles:
Pinus Pinaster
1:3 Ethanol/Distilled H2O/Pine Ferment spagyric tincture of fresh wild harvested pine needles, with purified salt principle added.
Planetary Ruler: Saturn

Physical Effects*:
Pine needles are a potent remedy for lung ailments such as colds, coughs, influenza, and tuberculosis. Pine needles also reduce muscle ache in times of such illnesses. Whilst pine resin may cause skin irritation for a few rare individuals, the needles can be balming for the skin where there are boils, burns, wounds, and sores. Pine needles are antibacterial, and antimutagenic, antioxidant, anti-tumour and they mitigate bone loss. The oils found within can treat rheumatism, arthritis, neuralgia and stiffness. The needles are anthelmintic (destroys parasitic worms), stimulant, astringent, antispasmodic and diuretic, being useful for treating kidney and bladder complaints.

Emotional/Spiritual: The noble pine tree, just and devout, it promotes the correct allocation of resources in one’s life to accelerate expansion and growth in a deeply sustainable way. Resilient and hardy, pine fortifies us to dedicate to the long haul, guiding us to rise above our perceived limitations and any obstructions that arise in our path. When we sit amongst the pine trees, wind blowing through their needles, great peace and calm is found, they instruct that giving time and space to let love guide our ways, thoughts and words, is the way of mastery. The pine helps us to structure our life and our internal world so as to make room for and draw in our true purposes. Thus, pine can be particularly useful for those who have many inspirations but struggle to arrange their life to bring those inspirations to fruition, it’s piercing qualities will help shed stagnancy that can arise from feelings of overwhelm, or taking on too much. It contains vitamins from groups B, R, K, N and E, all coming with a high content of vitamin C.

Cautions/Contraindications: Not enough is known about consuming Pine whilst Pregnant or breast-feeding, so either avoid or proceed with caution. There is a small amount of pine pollen in this tincture, so those with Pine allergies should avoid.

People who suffer from hypertension, angina pectoris, acute hepatitis, glomerulonephritis and thrombosis should proceed with caution.

Pine Needle