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Alternative Names

Eastern White Pine, White Pine, Northern White Pine, Weymouth Pine, Soft Pine

Scientific Name

Pinus Strobus

Why Do People Use White Pine?

The leave part of Pinus strobes (white pine) is decocted or chopped to be used for the intestinal parasites and treatment of rheumatism. The turpentine obtains from the resin of all pine trees is diuretic, antiseptic, vermifuge and rubefacient. White pine powder is used to cure bladder and kidney complaints and is utilized both as a rub and steam bath and internally in the treatment of side effects caused by rheumatic disease. It is also considered very effective for the respiratory system and so is beneficial in treating diseases of the mucous membranes and respiratory issues such as colds, coughs, for TB and influenza. Externally, it is a very beneficial for various skin issues, soreness, wounds, boils and burns etc. and is used in the form of poultices, liniment plasters, inhalers and herbal steam baths. White pine’s stem wood has demulcent and carminative properties. The stem bark is parasiticide, astringent and vulnerary effects. Whereas root bark is used as tonic and astringent.

Is It Safe To Use?

OPCs has been widely tested for safety and are generally thought to be essentially nontoxic. Side effects caused by white pine powder are very minimum but when they do occur they are limited to occasional mild digestive distress and allergic reactions. However, safe dosages for pregnant, young children or nursing women or those patients suffering from kidney disease or severe liver have not been established. OPCs may have anticoagulant effects when ingested in high amounts and should be utilized only under medical supervision by people using blood-thinner drugs. When taking heparin, Coumadin (warfarin), aspirin, Trental (pentoxifylline), high doses of OPCs may responsible for increased risk of excessive bleeding issues.

How Effective Is White Pine?

About the effectiveness of white pine powder, there is lack of authentic and unreliable information available.

How White Pine Works?

There is no information available about the possible mechanism of action of Pinus strobes.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of White Pine?

Not known.

How White Pine Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Not known.

How White Pine Interacts With Drugs?

Not known.

How White Pine Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How White Pine Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How White Pine Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Not known.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of White Pine?

50 mg of OPCs are enough. High dosage of 150 - 300 mg every day is normally used for treating particular diseases such as varicose veins.



General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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