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I am allergic to pine trees, but nothing severe. Can I use pine tar soap? I've heard of its many benefits.

I am allergic to pine trees, but nothing severe. Can I use pine tar soap? I've heard of its many benefits.

Try small area first: Assuming you have true allergy to pine tree, i would suspect that pine tar soap may cause some symptoms although it may only be mild. You could certainly try the soap on a small part of your skin. If it does not cause symptoms then you should be fine. ...Read more

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Is pine tar poisonous to ingest?

Is pine tar poisonous to ingest?

Yes: A very small amount accidentally ingested should not be a problem. For ingestion of more then a very tiny amount you should get to a doctor or emergency room asap. No one should ever ingest pine tar intentionally. ...Read more

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What is pine tar soap used for?

What is pine tar soap used for?

Inflamed skin.: Pine tar has been used in soaps, shampoos, ointments and shaving products to sooth inflamed skin conditions. ...Read more

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Are there any health benefits to eating pine nuts?

Are there any health benefits to eating pine nuts?

Yes: Pine Nuts – can help lower LDL cholesterol and ^ HDL. They contain vitamin E, B-vitamins & Manganese. They are a good source of phytochemicals and antioxidants. ...Read more

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Could taking pine bark extract help for inflammation?

Could taking pine bark extract help for inflammation?

Maybe (not) . . .: Most dietary supplements really don't have much proof of safety or effectiveness, despite being used for millennia. And while manufacturers & marketers make miraculous promises, most are based upon animal studies. Luckily, we do have human studies re pine bark extract. Unfortunately, most are too small or poorly designed to draw conclusions. Check out http://goo.gl/ktJsc0 & http://goo.gl/Qs3UWQ. ...Read more

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Does suvida's ultra maritime pine 120s help with rosacea?

Does suvida's ultra maritime pine 120s help with rosacea?

I am not aware : Of this being a standard therapy or of any documented double blind studies verifying its benefits. ...Read more

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What are tretments if you are allergic to pine or ceder?

What are tretments if you are  allergic to pine or ceder?

Tree pollen: For nasal symptoms, start with an otc antihistamine like Cetirizine or fexofenadine. Tree pollen commonly causes eye symptoms, too. Otc drops like alaway and zaditor (ketotifen) can help. If these don't work, try a prescription nasal spray like fluticasone. And if all that isn't helping, it's time to visit the allergist. ...Read more

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