Pine Needle Essential Oil
- Product Code: EO-P10
- Availability: In Stock
- Ex Tax: £2.25
Pine is a tall evergreen tree with distinctive fissured, reddish-brown bark, needle-type leaves and pine cones. It is also known as Scotch pine and. Native to Europe and Asia, this member of the Pinaceae family is now found in northern Europe, North Eastern Russia, Scandinavia and the eastern United States. The tree's needles, twigs and cones are steam-distilled to produce pine essential oil, with the more superior oil being produced from trees grown in more northerly climates.
Pine is a cleansing, restorative, reviving and strengthening essential oil that can be beneficial for the respiratory system and the urinary tract. It is also useful for muscular aches and pains and for relieving fatigue.
- Species: Pinus sylvestris
- Plant family: Pinaceae
- Origin: Hungary
- Note: Middle
- Extraction method: Steam distilled
Use carefully in small amounts and do not use on sensitive skin. Can irritate the mucous membranes. Avoid during pregnancy
Pine Needle oil has antiseptic, antibacterial and analgesic properties which make it beneficial for use on minor cuts and sores.
Pine Needle's invigorating action is helpful in relieving mental fatigue and nervous exhaustion. Its warming cleansing action can help to instil self-confidence and encourage acceptance, tolerance and forgiveness.
Pine Needle is an excellent expectorant and is particularly beneficial for pulmonary complaints such as coughs, colds, bronchitis, sinusitis and asthma. Pine has a tonic effect on the kidneys and can help with cystitis and other urinary tract complaints. It also helps soothe sore muscles and rheumatic pain and can help improve poor circulation. Its stimulating and pain-relieving properties also make it a good choice after over-exertion or for sports injuries.
Blends well with:
With most other woods and herbs and also with Lavender and Lemon
Limonene 6%, Linalool 0.2%
Do a steam inhalation twice daily with 4 drops Pine, 4 Cedarwood, 2 Rosemary and 1 Eucalyptus.
After Sports Muscle Rub
Mix 30ml Sweet Almond Oil with 2 drops Black Pepper, 4 Pine, 4 Marjoram and 5 Lavender. Massage in after sports to help prevent pain and stiffness.
Tonic to aid recovery from colds/flu
Pine makes an excellent addition to a massage oil to boost energy, mood and immunity. Try 5 ml Neem Oil, 25ml Sweet Almond Oil, 4 drops Pine, 4 Grapefruit, 4 Lavender and 3 Rosemary.
Pop a few drops onto pine cones around the base of your Christmas tree for that perfect festive scent, or sprinkle on the logs in your log basket!