Pine – Pinus sylvestris
Leaves and twigs
Crisp, fresh, sweet, forest like aroma. It is more resinous and warm smelling than the regular pine oil, with a lower content of turpentines
Blends Well With
Citronella, Clary Sage, Coriander, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Juniper, Lavender, Myrrh, Rosemary, Spikenard, Tea Tree
It was used by the Native Americans to prevent scurvy and the needles were used to repel lice and fleas. Pine is viewed as an analgesic, antibacterial, antibiotic, antifungal, antiseptic, and as an antiviral. Aromatherapists credit its use for arthritis, asthma, bladder infections, bronchitis, catarrh, as a circulatory agent, for colds, convalescence, coughs, cuts, cystitis, as a decongestant and deodorant, and for detoxifying, disinfecting, and acting as a diuretic. Pine essential oil also increases the metabolism and boosts activity levels. It is a diuretic and helps remove excess water from the body. Useful for food poisoning as it stimulates the body to eliminate toxins faster through urination.
It has also been applied to eczema, those with laryngitis, muscular aches, neuralgia, psoriasis, rheumatism, ringworm, scrapes, and sinusitis. Its versatility is well documented.
- In a diffuser, it can help with colds, convalescence, coughs.
- Diluted to 1% or less as a massage oil or in the bath, it acts as a decongestant and deodorant, and for detoxifying, disinfecting, and acting as a diuretic. It also increases the metabolism and boosts activity levels. When used in a cream or lotion, it is sovereign for eczema, muscular aches, neuralgia, psoriasis, rheumatism, ringworm, scrapes, and sinusitis
It creates an energized feeling and is effective for removing mental stress. It is also used for relieving adrenal fatigue and refreshing spirits. An excellent mood elevator. Helps with mental clarity, and it relieves anxiety and nervous tension. Useful if suffering from lack of concentration and memory loss.
GRAS (Generally Regarded as Safe) Although it should still be used with care on the skin since it can cause irritation in high dosage and may sensitize the skin as well. Avoid if suffering from kidney disorders. Avoid use on children and elderly people. Avoid if suffering from high blood pressure.
α–Pinene, ß-Pinene, δ-3-Carene, ß-Phellandrene, δ-Cadinene, Camphene, α–Muurolene, ß-Bisabolene, y-Cadinene, (+)-Limonene, Caryophyllene oxide, Bornyl acetate, ß-Myrcene, ß-Caryophyllene, Longifolene, α–Terpinene, Terpinolene, 1,8-Cineole, α–Cadinol, Fenchone, y-Muurolene, α–Terpineol Tricyclene, α–Caryophyllene, (Z)-ß-Ocimene, Chamazulene (E)-ß-Ocimene Germacrene-D, T-Muurolol, Sabinene
- Essential oils can be powerful so to avoid all risks do not use during pregnancy.
- Keep away from clothing or articles which may be affected by oil-based products.
- Use sparingly and no more than 4 times per day.
- Gluten, peanut and dairy free.
- Suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
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