Ground pine is a small plant with narrow leaves that are used to make medicine. It is not a member of the pine family, but it resembles a pine seedling and gives off a pine-like smell when crushed.

People take ground pine for gout, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the common cold, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

Some people apply ground pine directly to the skin for wound healing.

How does it work ?

There isn't enough reliable information available to know how ground pine might work.

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