Siberian (Pine) Larch - what it is and why it's great for respiratory health, cardiovascular and immune system?
Siberian (Pine) Larch - what is it?
Siberian larch is a coniferous tree from the genus Larch, reaching a height of up to 45 meters and 1 meter in diameter. Siberian larch is a real long – lived tree, its age can reach 400 years. The natural habitat of the larch is located in the high-altitude mountainous regions of the Northern Urals, Western Siberia, and the Altai, where it can receive enough sunlight necessary for growth.
Siberian larch is widely used for medical purposes, due to its high vitamin content, valuable acids and various useful components, specifically bioflavonoid Dihydroquercetin
Siberian larch has a wound-healing and antimicrobial effect. It is also a choleretic and diuretic. It rejuvenates the skin, increases elasticity and has anti-wrinkle effect. Siberian larch is a natural antiseptic that helps with stomatitis, gingivitis and various diseases of the oral cavity.
Why Siberian (Pine) Larch is great for immune system?
Siberian larch is a natural remedy that has a strong healing effect on the human body. The immune system is what protects our body from viruses, bacteria and fungi. A weakened immune system leads to various viral and respiratory diseases.
Siberian larch strengthens the human immune system. You can use Siberian larch essential oils in the bathroom, sauna and steam room to strengthen the body's immune system. When taking medications that include Siberian larch, the body's resistance against viruses and bacteria increases.
The composition of Siberian larch contains vitamin C, which strengthens the immune system and is the strongest antioxidant. Vitamin B, contained in the resin of Siberian larch, is responsible for the energy supply of the body.
Why Siberian (Pine) Larch is great for cardiovascular system and respiratory health?
Dihydroquercetin is found in the wood of Siberian larch and is known for its antioxidant properties, it belongs to the vitamins of group P. Siberian larch helps prevent diseases such as hypertension, arrhythmia, heart failure, angina, atherosclerosis, ischemia, stroke and heart attack.
For cardiovascular diseases, they drink a decoction from the shoots and cones of this plant, it is suitable for people who are prone to thrombosis, and also suitable for varicose veins. Siberian larch strengthens the walls of blood vessels and normalizes blood circulation.
Dihydroquercetin helps with diseases of the upper respiratory tract, bronchi and lungs. Even in ancient times, its healing properties were noted for respiratory diseases. It relieved inflammation in the throat, nasal congestion and contributed to the treatment of cough.
In the prevention and treatment of the upper respiratory tract, it is useful to make inhalations with Siberian larch essential oil, since it is an anti-inflammatory and expectorant. Siberian larch contributes to the treatment of diseases such as tracheitis, pneumonia, pulmonary tuberculosis, bronchial asthma, pleurisy.
Ointments based on Siberian larch are recommended to be rubbed on the skin in the areas of inflammation and the focus of infections to prevent the spread of respiratory infections.
Make sure you consult with your healthcare provider before taking dihydroquercetin or any other supplement.