Tincture on pine cones: 5 recipes + properties and uses

Tincture on pine cones: 5 recipes + properties and uses

Pine cones - a real treasure trove of vitamins, tannins, phytoncides, tannins and resins, iron, essential oils.

The easiest way to extract them is to make a tincture of coniferous tree fruits with alcohol or vodka.

Tips before you start

  1. To obtain a product with maximum healing properties, harvest young (green) cones up to 5 cm in size, which contain oleoresin, but more mature ones are also suitable.

  2. The optimal collection period is from mid-summer to early fall.

  3. It is not necessary to dry the raw material before infusion, it is enough to rinse it with running water.

  4. To obtain a concentrated extract, it is recommended to cut the fruit into 2-4 pieces.

Tincture of pine cones with vodka

The classic recipe uses last year's dried fruits, but you can replace them with fresh ones.


  1. Pine cones - 6-7 pcs.

  2. Vodka - 0,5 л

The method of preparation

  1. Put the cones in a half-liter jar, pour alcohol.

  2. Leave a tightly closed container in a dark place for 2 weeks.

Tincture of pine cones on alcohol

This recipe uses fresh green fruits harvested in May-July.


  1. Pine cones - 100 g

  2. Alcohol 70% - 1 liter

Method of preparation

  1. Cut the washed cones into 1-1.5 cm cubes.

  2. Pour the pine mass into a glass jar, pour alcohol.

  3. Tightly seal the vessel, send to a dark place for 2-3 weeks.

Tincture of pine cones with honey and vodka


  1. Pine cones - 7-8 pcs.

  2. Honey - 0.2 liters

  3. Vodka - 0,2 л

The method of preparation

  1. Dice the cones, put them in a liter glass container.

  2. Add honey and vodka to the pine cones, shake well.

  3. Insist the mixture for 2-3 weeks, strain before use.

Combined tincture on pine raw materials

The ratio of ingredients must be observed in a 1:1 ratio.


  1. Pine cones and needles - any amount

  2. Vodka - in proportion

The method of preparation

  1. Put the pine cones in a glass vessel, pour vodka over them.

  2. Soak the mixture in the dark for 10 days, strain through a cheesecloth filter.

Tincture of pine cones restorative

The drug is recommended for people who have had a stroke. For this remedy you will need ripe (red) fruits.


  1. Pine cones - 7 pcs.

  2. Cold purified water - 2 liters

  3. Apple cider vinegar - 2 tbsp.

  4. Alcohol 70% - by volume of fruit

Method of preparation

  1. Put the cones in a clean bowl, cover with 1 liter of ice water.

  2. In a separate container, dilute apple cider vinegar with the remaining water.

  3. Drain the liquid from the vessel with pine fruits, pour them with vinegar solution, leave for 10-15 minutes.

  4. Remove the cones, put them in a clean glass jar, pour alcohol.

  5. Put the container in the dark for 2-3 weeks.

Healing properties of tincture on pine cones

Cones are used for the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular pathologies, respiratory diseases, general health improvement, insomnia, digestive and emotional disorders.

The tincture is effective for the following diseases and conditions:

  1. In case of lack of strength, loss of performance, frequent headaches, physical and mental fatigue, emotional exhaustion.

  2. Problems with potency, bowel movements, immunity, blood vessels.

  3. In case of hypertension, vegetative-vascular dystonia, heart rhythm disorders.

  4. After a stroke.

  5. Chronic bronchitis, tracheitis, pharyngitis, colds, other respiratory diseases.

  6. In case of tuberculosis, rheumatism, joint mobility disorders.

  7. Cosmetic defects (scars, scars, acne, enlarged pores) and edema.

The tincture has immunomodulatory, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, cleansing and strengthening properties.

Instructions for use of tincture on pine cones

For preventive purposes, the drug is taken for 1 tsp. in the morning or in the evening (on an empty stomach).

If indicated, gradually increase the dosage to 2-3 times a day.

For rehabilitation after a stroke, it is recommended to use the tincture in the morning for 1 teaspoon. You can add pine extract to green tea.

The course of treatment is 1 month. If necessary, admission can be extended for up to six months.

In the presence of serious diseases, it is recommended to consult a doctor.

Contraindications of tincture on pine cones

The tincture is prohibited for use in the following cases:

  1. During pregnancy and lactation.

  2. In the presence of alcohol dependence.

  3. Kidney and liver problems, hepatitis.

  4. In case of individual intolerance to the components.

  5. Serious disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.

Due to the alcohol content, the product is not recommended for minors and people over 60 years of age.

If during the course of treatment vomiting, nausea, stomach pain, allergic reactions occur, it is better to refuse to take the tincture.

Update: 29.10.2019

Category: Liqueurs and Tinctures