Pinon Pine resin is excellent when blended with base oils and essential oils in salves, beard balms, mustache waxes and soaps. Just to mention a few! It also makes great waterproofing for leather boots and baskets. Pinon Pine resin is naturally antibacterial, antiseptic and antimicrobial and is wonderful in aiding in the treatment of many skin conditions. Also great for cracked hoof for those of you with cattle and horses.