Parts used: Bark
Aromatic, astringent, expectorant
Calcium, copper, iodine, manganese, nickel, sodium, vitamins A and C, zinc
Traditionally, white pine bark was used for treating colds, coughs, scurvy, kidney ailments, chest congestion and dysentery. A poultice was applied to wounds to speed healing.
The bark is an excellent expectorant. It helps reduce mucus secretions that occur with the common cold.
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