Anti-inflammatory, anti- infectious, anti-spasmodic.
Traditional Use of Ponderosa Pine
North American indigenous tribes valued this tree for its antiseptic and vulnerary properties, using it to treat a wide range of skin issues, cuts, wounds, burns etc. Also valued for its effect upon the respiratory system. It is used to treat various lung and chest ailments. Also a rubefacient. Indicated as a vermifuge. Can be applied for kidney and bladder complaints. High in vitamin C and sucrose which is found in abundance in the needles. Also supporting connective and muscle tissue.