Knotty Pine Wood (Song Jie) is considered one of the most common chinese herbs availiable. It is considered to help the liver and used for pain and inflammation due to obstruction of blood or an external injury.
1. Song Jie has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries as a natural remedy for digestive issues, including indigestion, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. It is also believed to help reduce inflammation and act as a natural diuretic.
2. Song Jie has an unguent nature makes it suitable for stopping cough and bronchitis and as a stomachic.
3. It is also known to possess antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties, making it an effective natural remedy for treating infections and boosting immunity.
- Inhalation of pine soot can irritate the respiratory tract and cause respiratory distress, especially in people with respiratory conditions such as asthma.
- Pine soot can cause skin irritation and allergic reactions in some individuals.
- Pine soot may contain harmful toxins and pollutants that can be harmful to human health.
- Pine soot can interact with certain medications and should not be used by people taking blood thinners or other medications without first consulting a healthcare provider.
The herb song jie has a slightly sweet and sour taste. It is a mild herb and has a very subtle flavor.
The best way to prepare herb song jie is to steep it in hot water for 5-10 minutes. Make sure to use fresh herb song jie, as this will provide the most flavor. You can also add other herbs and spices to the water to enhance the flavor. Once the herb song jie has steeped, you can strain the liquid and drink it as tea. You can also add honey or other sweeteners to the tea to make it more enjoyable.