Scientific name: Pinus sylvestris
Oil origin: Pine needles
Extraction: Steam distillation
Aroma: Fresh, forest-like, piney
Odor strength: High
Evaporation: Middle Note
Pine needle essential oil is steam distilled from the needles of large evergreen trees. The Native Americans would use pine bark to prevent scurvy. In times of antiquity, mattresses were filled with pine needles to ward off lice and fleas.
Pine needle essential oil is a refreshing and powerful oil that rejuvenates the fatigued person whether it be mental, physical, or sexual. It is an effective oil to be diffused throughout the air to purify and rid the area of unwanted viruses and bacteria. It is also effective as a cleansing agent for kitchens and bathrooms alike, imparting a crisp piney scent. It is reputed to assist with asthma, bronchitis, colds, flu, sinusitis, prostatitis, arthritis, gout, sciatica, neuralgia, muscular soreness, psoriasis, insect repellent, eczema, ringworm, sore throat, and fever.
Pine needle essential oil is antiphlogistic, antirheumatic, antiseptic, anti-neuralgic, antiviral, antiscorbutic, deodorant, decongestant, diuretic, disinfectant, expectorant, stimulant, tonic, and antifungal
Pine needle essential oil is a fresh and crisp addition to cosmetic applications, personal care formulations, soaps, perfumery, incense, candles, and aromatherapy.
The above statements have not been evaluated by the FDA
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
Safety precautions: Extremely potent use with care. Consult a professional reference for correct dilution ratios prior to application.
Avoid in pregnancy and lactation. Keep away from eye area. Keep out of reach of children.