Botanical name: Pinus sylvestris
Part used: Fresh male strobiles and pollen (wildcrafted)
Ingredients: Fresh Scots Pine pollen, certified organic non-GMO cane alcohol, pure Adirondack water.
Percentage of alcohol used: 50%
Ratio plant to menstruum: 1:4
Safety considerations: Not to be used by those who have an allergy to pine or pollen. Nor should it be used by people with conditions of androgenic excess. Not to be used in pregnancy or breastfeeding. * If you are using pharmaceuticals, please consult with your health care provider before taking herbs.
About: In late May we head out to the forest as a team to gather the strobiles which are filled with golden grains of pollen ~ We spend full days in the spring light and air, and we are literally covered with the bright yellow powder at the end of the day ~ and totally enlivened! It tastes of the forest ~ piney and delicious! The pollen grains of Scots Pine contain a wide range of micro-nutrients that are known to support immune and endocrine function while enhancing metabolism. The pollen is also a source of plant sterols that facilitate the body’s ability to make its own hormones, positively affecting muscle tone. Scots Pine Pollen has also been found to help the body’s detoxification processes, acting as an anti-oxidant; improving circulation while decreasing inflammation. No wonder we feel so energized after gathering this wondrous pollen!
Recommended Dosage: Men: 30 drops OR 1/4 tsp, 3 times per day. Women: 5-7 drops, 3 times per day in juice or water. *Please note our recommended dosage may differ from other sources.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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Kate & Don
The window of time for gathering Scots Pine Pollen is a brief week in Spring when our Woodland Essence team cheerfully picks the pollen-filled strobiles one at a time!
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