White Pine Bark C/S

$23.99 CAD
  • Botanical Name: Populus tremuloides

    This tree represents an ancient North American remedy—bark fibre and leaves of Populus tremuloides were found in an Ohio cave dating to 790 AD.

    White Pine (American aspen) has a long history of herbal use. It was widely employed medicinally by many native North American Indian tribes who valued it especially for its antiseptic and analgesic qualities, using it in the treatment of wounds, skin complaints and respiratory disorders. It is used for the same purposes in modern herbalism.

    The stem bark is anodyne, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent, diaphoretic, diuretic, febrifuge, nervine and stimulant. The bark contains salicylates, from which the proprietary medicine aspirin is derived. It is used internally in the treatment of rheumatism, arthritis, gout, lower back pains, urinary complaints, digestive and liver disorders, debility, anorexia, also to reduce fevers and relieve the pain of menstrual cramps.

    Externally, the bark is used to treat chilblains, haemorrhoids, infected wounds and sprains. The bark is harvested from side branches or coppiced trees and dried for later use.

    An infusion of the inner bark is considered to be a remedy for coughs and an appetite stimulant, it is also used in the treatment of stomach pains, urinary ailments, VD, worms, colds and fevers.

  • Botanical Name: Populus tremuloides

    • Pain

    • Rheumatoid arthritis

    • Gout

    • Cough

    • Urinary tract problems

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