History of Pine Needle

Pine trees are synonymous with integrity, purity and long life in Korea.
The Taoist practice of surviving only on pine needles to gain supernatural powers
has its roots in the pine tree’s symbolism of integrity and honor.

Pine trees are synonymous with integrity, purity and long life in Korea.
The Taoist practice of surviving only on pine needles to gain supernatural powers
has its roots in the pine tree’s symbolism of integrity and honor.

5000 years ago, the ancient Sumerian decopted pine leaves and used it as medication.

Ancient Greeks and Russians were also familiar with spruce (generic name for evergreen conifers of Pinus thunbergii) and the healing properties of pine.

Many Russians know that they need to chew fresh green pine leaves so that they will not get sick in the winter.

Also, the Zuni (a tribe of Native Americans) pine needles were used as traditional medicine to treat syphilis.

The Scandinavians used pine branches in the sauna and packed pine leaves in mattresses to repel parasites such as lice and fleas.

Currently, mattresses of pine leaves are used as a treatment for rheumatism in the Swiss Alps.

In recent years it has been reported by botanist, Stephen Buhner that pine pollen improves testosterone.

Testosterone enhancement, that is, improvement of growth hormone.

Pine needles can activate blood flow and become a preventive to prevent all kinds of diseases.