Precious Siberian Pine
FUNCTIONS: HYDRATION, ANTI AGING, ANTI INFLAMMATORY, ANTI OXIDANT
Siberian pine (cedar) or Pinus Siberica is a species found in Siberia that extends from the Ural Mountains in the West to China, Kazakhstan and Mongolia to the south. With lifetime around 800 to 850 years, the tree grows at low altitudes in north and at higher altitudes in south. Experiencing temperatures as low as – 60° Celcius, it survives well in cold climates and tolerates severe wind exposure.
The medicinal properties of Siberian pine nut products were known from ancient times. In the 18th century, pine nut milk was used as a treatment for tuberculosis and kidney infections whereas the resin extracted from the tree, known for its antibacterial qualities, was used as a disinfectant to heal wounds and skin infections. Another precious product of the Siberian pine is the oil extracted from cold pressed pine nuts that benefits the health both internally and externally by soothing digestive problems and nourishing skin and hair respectively.
WHAT CAN SIBERIAN PINE NUT OIL DO FOR SKIN & OVERALL HEALTH
Pine nut oil is a source of nutrients, vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids including Omega-3, Omega-6 and pinolenic acid.
Its soothing and anti-allergenic properties make it ideal for skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis.
It contains Vitamin F, an essential fatty acid that makes up the skin barrier by providing a healthy, plump and glowing skin. It works wonders for brittle nails too.
Rich in antioxidant such as vitamin E, it repairs skin cells that cause lines and wrinkles while maintaining skin elasticity. Ιt works as an excellent moisturizer for dry areas too.
The proteins it contains enhance hair growth by keeping your hair strong and healthy.
HOW TO USE IT
Face: apply a few drops on dry skin after water-based treatments for deep moisturizing.
Skin: apply a generous amount of oil to affected areas once or twice a day.
Body: you may use it as a body cleanser during shower or mix it with sugar granules to create your natural body scrub.
Hair: apply to damaged hair and let it sit for 10 minutes, then rinse thoroughly with regular shampoo. It is most effective if used once a week.
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