People use dwarf pine needle oil for cough, pain, and skin infections, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
In foods and beverages, dwarf pine needle oil is used as a flavoring agent. It is also used as a fragrance in soaps and cosmetics.
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
- Preventing skin infections.
- Rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
- Other conditions.
When applied to the skin: Dwarf pine needle oil is POSSIBLY SAFE when applied to the skin. In some people it can cause skin irritation or allergic reactions.
Special Precautions and Warnings
When applied to the skin: Dwarf pine needle oil is POSSIBLY SAFE when applied to the skin. In some people it can cause skin irritation or allergic reactions. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if dwarf pine needle is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
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