What is Pine Resin and Why Do Trees Produce it?
Have you noticed, while walking among pine or other evergreens, that some trees exude a sticky substance? This is pine resin and is produced as a healing and protective measure when a tree is wounded.
The pine resin is antimicrobial and works to protect the plant from disease. Those same components can help to fight bacteria and fungus on our bodies, as well, making pine resin a great item for your home first aid kit. Continue Reading