The lungs are a complex organ whose main job is to take in oxygen and get rid of carbon dioxide. The health of the entire human body depends on the health of the lungs:
- The intake of oxygen and its delivery through the blood to the tissues are necessary for the functioning of all cells;
- Removal of carbon dioxide is necessary to maintain blood pH at an appropriate level as part of the body's acid-base balance system;
- Lungs also play an important role in protecting the body from pathogens. The air we breathe contains many components from the environment (such as dust, pollen, bacteria, viruses, smoke, and volatile chemicals). The lungs support a defense system against these potentially toxic invaders.
Thus, lung diseases are very dangerous and lead to systemic failures in the body. The list of such diseases is very extensive: asthma, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pleural diseases, and so on. Complications from various infectious diseases also include impaired lung function.
Resin extract prevents pathological inflammatory swelling of the bronchial mucosa, promotes expectoration of sputum, and contains nutrients recommended by doctors for the treatment and prevention of lung diseases..
The benefits of resin extract for the bronchial mucosa
Cedar nut oil enriched with cedar resin contains retinol that is necessary to nourish lung tissue and strengthen them. This nutrient is useful for all mucous membranes in the body, including the bronchial mucosa. In addition, resin extract is a source of various lipids that are important for the functioning of the bronchial tree and the entire respiratory system as a whole: unsaturated fatty acids (Omega-3, Omega-6, Omega-9) and phospholipids.
For the prevention and treatment of any respiratory diseases, the anti-inflammatory effect of cedar resin and cedar nut oil is important, since inflammation of the mucous membrane most often accompanies lung diseases. Cedar resin is a source of vitamin D that is prescribed as a nutraceutical support for asthma. This vitamin has been shown to regulate the non-allergic eosinophilic inflammation that occurs in asthma.  Omega-3 fatty acids also reduce the intensity of inflammatory processes and improve the processes of cell repair of the organs of the respiratory system.
Resin extract has an expectorant effect
Terpenes (the main component of the resin) are widely used in expectorant drugs. The antitussive and expectorant effects of terpenes have been repeatedly confirmed by scientific research.  Monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes from cedar resin help to more easily get rid of sputum that accumulates in the bronchi during respiratory diseases. Some types of terpenes, such as caryophyllene, are used to treat tracheitis. In addition, terpenes have an antispasmodic effect, due to which they help to relax smooth muscles and relieve painful spasms during coughing and asthma.
Magnesium that is contained in cedar nut oil, prevents spasms of smooth muscles and relaxes the bronchi. This mineral is known for its anticonvulsant effect: for example, it is prescribed if the patient regularly has spasms of the muscles of the extremities. Magnesium has a similar effect on those muscles that regulate the movement of the chest when coughing.
In addition to those listed above, the following nutrients are also essential for lung health and are found in resin extract:
- Tocopherols prevent the accumulation of free radicals that are directly associated with the development of asthma.
- Succinic acid is used in the prevention of oxygen deficiency, one of the most common complications in respiratory diseases.
Take resin extract internally and use it as a rub to relieve the symptoms of any respiratory problems. Be healthy!