Last update Jan. 8, 2022
Pine native to cold regions of Eurasia.
The buds, leaves, young branches and bark are used. The leaves and buds contain turpentine, essential oil and rosin. The bark contains flavonoids and anthocyanosides, turpentine, tannins, and pynogenol. Properties attributed as vasoprotectors and antioxidants. Commission E of the German Ministry of Health approves the use of essential oil and turpentine in respiratory colds and topical use in arthralgias, myalgias and neuralgias.
Since the last update we have not found any published data on its excretion in breast milk.
Except for turpentine, pine extracts are devoid of toxicity and used sparingly are compatible with breastfeeding.
Precautions when taking plant preparations (Anderson 2017, Powers 2015, Posadzki 2013, Efferth 2011, Kopec 1999, Hsu 1995):
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