Want to know the pine bark uses and how to use pine bark for skin problems at home? Continue reading and find out.
Pine bark is one of the most underrated medicinal parts of the pine tree. However, the bark of the pine contains resin and terpenes that, once boiled are released and make a special paste with healing properties for skin problems. Now let’s see how to use pine bark to make this healing paste for scabies and psoriasis. Let’s go.
How to Use Pine Bark as Medicine
Put a handful of finely chopped pine bark in a liter of water and boil on low heat for 3-4 hours. Adding more water from time to time, as it will evaporate until you are left with a slightly sticky paste at the bottom of the pot. Strain or remove the bark bits, and apply this paste to the affected areas of the skin. Ideally, pad some pine resin tincture beforehand.
Pine Bark Uses
This simple pine bark remedy is amazing for skin parasites, especially scabies. It is also a great remedy for psoriasis, in which case, use the pine bark paste alternately with pine resin salve. You can find a simple pine resin salve recipe here.
Read Also: How to Make Pine Resin Tincture
Pine bark extract is also used internally for UTIs, due to its natural terpenes that have a natural antibiotic action. This is the same that happens to the skin when used topically. If you’ve enjoyed learning how to use pine bark for skin problems, please share this article so more people can use this information here. Let us know in the comments below what is your favorite remedy with pine. Stay healthy, naturally!
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