Pine Bark and Needle Benefits

Pine Bark and Needles

Pine bark is a powerful antiseptic loaded with flavanoids and  50 time the amount of antioxidants of vitamin c and e.  this natural solution is similar to the potency of grape seed mother powerhouse of a herb loaded with antioxidants and more. The opc’s found in the pine bark /needles are great for microcirulatory problems such as varicose veins and macular degeneration and to chronic venous insufficiency as well as diabetic retinopathy. opc’s ale help strengthen and maintain overall healthiness of the molecular structure of the venous’ .

Primarily it acts as a inhibitory to oxidation through the enzymes within but also being not limited and as oxidation diminishes its anti inflammatory properties go to work . The pine needle possess near 100 times more of the antiseptic properties than the bark.
Secondly, a cooled tea can be used as a powerful antiseptic wash for wound management and infection prevention as well as rashes and eczema
Secondly, it is good for the Circulatory system thus producing more healthier red blood cells and oxygenation all the main systems more effectively.

Pine Needles and bark also possess high levels of vitamin C to help aid the immune system and other main systems that require a healthy immune system for optimal performance such as the adrenal glands.

A few good uses of pine needles and bark are: (but not limited to)

  • Cold
  • Flus
  • Bronchitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sinus infection
  • Fever
  • External wound infection
  • Eczema
  • Hives
  • Gout
  • Ulcers
  • Veracious veins
  • Respiratory Issues
  • Improves eye health
  • Boosts imune system
  • Asthma


1.A few words of caution: while there are over 100 different varieties of pine, the Ponderosa, Norfolk Island and Yew needles should be avoided, as brewing can prove toxic.
2. Do not use if pregnant!
Pine Needle tea Recipe:

  • Gather about a handful of healthy pine needles
  • Chop or break up into 4th’s 
  • Bring 10 ounces of water to a hard boil 
  • Add pine needles and low simmer for 5-10 minutes 
  • For a more stronger tea dimer for 15 minutes

Drink 2 times daily drinking the resin and oils are important.