Vegetable oil, butter, margarine, etc. Effective for cleaning skin, near the eyes or hair. Rub to dilute the gum then clean with soapy water.
Apply a bit of Purell on gum that is in hair then rinse the product.
For hair, rub with alcohol, rinse quickly and wash with soapy water.
For skin or garments, soak a cloth with alcohol then apply it on the article of clothing or on the skin to be cleaned.
For garments, spray the stain with the product, rub it and wash in a machine normally.
Apply lighter fluid on a cloth and the stain on the garment and rub both together so that the cloth absorbs the gum. Immediately clean off the lighter fluid from the garment.
In order to clean an item used for food that has gum stuck on it, rub with potable alcohol (preferably high density 70%) or with a greasy substance (oil, margarine, butter).
External applications: It can be used pure or diluted with potable alcohol, oil or vegetable grease. As a poultice or ointment.
Poultice: respiratory tract infections, rheumatic and neuralgic pain, asthma.
Apply the gum on affected areas, cover with a piece of flannel and keep for three days. Repeat as needed. At the end of three days, the organism will have absorbed the gum and the poultice can be easily removed.
Ointment: cuts, burns, skin irritation, skin ulcers, warts, or other topical applications.
It is possible to make an emulsion using 50% vegetable oil or fat and 50% fir tree gum or use it 100% natural covered with a dressing.
To make an ointment, it is recommended to use oils or vegetable grease for the mix. Never use animal fat.
Internal applications: It can be consumed as is using a spoon or by taking capsules (natural products, pharmacy, etc.).
To treat: colds, flu, angina, bronchitis, the urge to smoke, lungs, inflammation of the bladder or kidneys, constipation and intestinal worms.
Dosage: 1 to 2 teaspoons per day
1 to 2 capsules of 600 mg each, twice daily
Make your own cough syrup using one-third glycerine and two-thirds fir tree gum. You can also add some honey and menthol if you wish. Measure to taste.