White Pine Bark is cut, and sold by the ounce.
Pine trees of various species are found all over the world. In fact, there are so many varieties of pine that it's pretty much impossible to generalize very much about this tree. It's a conifer (evergreen) that produces sizable cones, and needles in bundles between 2 and 5. Most pine trees grow very tall and very straight, which has led to them being valuable in the lumber industry.
Sacred to the Druids, the pine was known as one of the Seven Chieftain Trees of the Irish. Pine is the 'tree of peace' of the Native American Iroquois confederacy. Burn pine to purify the home, and decorate with its branches to bring healing and joy.
The parts of the pine that are used are the needle, twig, and knot of the wood, as well as an essential oil extracted from the young branches and needles.
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Zodiac: Aries, Virgo
Deities: Cybele, Pan, Dionysus, Artemis, and Astarte
Basic Powers: Healing, Protection, Exorcism, Fertility, and Money.
The chief associations of pine are fertility, protection, prosperity and exorcism. It promotes clean breaks, new beginnings, prosperity, success, strength, grounding, and growth; also used for cleansing, purification, and repelling negativity. You may also use pine for house and business blessings.
Burn pine to purify the home and decorate with its branches to bring healing and joy. Mix with equal parts of Juniper and Cedar, burn to purify the home and ritual area. Add the crushed needles to your bath for a cleansing bath.
Pine has the ability to cleanse a space of negative energy. It not only purifies but can send dark forces from whence they came. To purify and sanctify an outdoor ritual area, brush the ground with a pine branch. The oil is commonly added to purification, protection, money and healing mixtures. Burn as incense for, money, purification, healing and exorcism.
Pine, being an evergreen, is an herb of immortality. Its wood is used to make coffins, and its boughs are placed on graves to remind the living that life is eternal and death but a transition to a different reality. Burn the needles to bring harmony and healing to the bereaved.
The cones may be carried as fertility charms, and the nuts eaten for the same purpose.
Pine has a history giving it an affinity for today's male priesthoods. It lends itself to male sexual energy which has been removed from the procreative purpose. This sacred tree is ideal for those men seeking to bring their sexual drive under control and channel it toward sacred goals.
Pine is used in money spells, and as sawdust it is a good base for incenses.
Cones are carried to increase fertility and longevity.
Burn the needles during the winter to purify and cleanse and exorcise the negativity from the home. Burning them will also reverse spells cast against you and return them to the source. Add to the bath for purification. Scatter them on the floor to remove evil. Make a cross using the needles and place it on the fireplace to prevent evil entering the home through the flue.
Placed over the bed, they drive away illness and prevent further illness. In Japanese culture, it is customary to place them over the door to ensure joy within the home.
Pine is good for summoning spirits and elementals of the woodlands. The resin can be used in works of lust or vengeance. Infuse with the earth element.
It is used for respiratory problems and especially for bronchial complaints accompanied by heavy secretions.
When used topically, it helps to improve blood flow to the area on which it has been applied and its mild analgesic action is used for treating muscular pain as well as rheumatism.
In vapor therapy, it can be used for asthma, colds, coughs, smokers cough, drowsiness, hangover and sinusitis.
In a blended massage oil or diluted in the bath, it can be used for asthma, cellulite, colds, coughs, hangover, infections, rheumatism and sinusitis.
The therapeutic properties of pine oil are antimicrobial, antineuralgic, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal, balsamic, cholagogue, deodorant, diuretic, expectorant, hypertensive, insecticidal, restorative, rubefacient, adrenal cortex stimulant as well as stimulant to the circulation and nervous system.
Dry distillation of Scotch Pine (Pinus sylvestris) needles, twigs, and cones gives the best quality pine oil for perfumes and for expectorants in inhalations for bronchitis and colds.
The root tar is included in some hair growth stimulation products.
The needles and young twigs of the white pine are made into infusions for coughs and as an antiscorbutic.
Use two teaspoons per cup of water and simmer for twenty minutes.
High in vitamin C, they helped our ancestors get through the long winters.
The knot of the wood is boiled with angelica, acathopanax, quince, and mulberry branches to make a bath for arthritis and rheumatism.
Pine needles are simmered into massage oils.
The oil is used externally to relieve rheumatic pain, chronic bronchitis, sciatica, pneumonia, and nephritis.
Simply cover the needles with a good quality olive oil and simmer at low heat for twenty minutes, or place in a low (180°) oven overnight.
The resin heals the kidneys, liver and lungs.
The scent is calming to the lungs and nerves.
White Pine needles contain five times the amount of Vitamin C (by weight) of lemons and make an excellent tisane. The cambium is edible. It is also a source of resveratrol.
White Pine Tea
White Pine Needles – 1oz.
Sugar, Lemon, or Honey
Boil water with finely chopped pine needles for about 10 min.
Allow to steep
Pour into cup and sweeten to preferred taste.
NOTE: Although there are medical usage notations provided for White Pine Bark listed above, we are not doctors, and do not provide this educational information as medical advice. We suggest you consult with a physician or certified herbalist if you are seeking medical remedies. The information provided above is strictly informational, and not meant or intended as medical advice. The Magick Moon, nor its employees shall be held responsible, or liable for the misuse of herbs listed in this section.
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