Pine (Pinus sylvestris), Scotch essential oil benefits
Pine (also known as Scotch or Scots) essential oil is a powerful disinfectant and a great aid to resolve respiratory system issues. Its aroma is refreshing, cleansing, and reviving. Pine is an invigorating oil with antiseptic and tonic properties that support healthy energy and respiratory process. It has a cleansing, fresh mountain aroma that energizes and fortifies. Pine improves circulation and also relieves rheumatism, sciatica, and arthritis, but it be must skin patched first and used with care due to the sensitizing nature of this oil. Works best when diffused.
Botanical Name: Pinus sylvestris
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation from the needles
Origin: Austria, Italy, Hungary
Aroma: Fresh, woody with a fruity-camphoraceous tone
Blends well with: Cypress, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Marjoram, Peppermint, Rosemary, Thyme, Tea Tree, Fir, Hinoki, Juniper berry, Lemon
Therapeutic properties: Analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antineuralgic, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antiviral, decongestant, deodorant, disinfectant, diuretic, expectorant, insecticide, stimulant, vermifuge
HOW TO USE
To support the respiratory system, promote clarity of thought, energize and to disinfect the respiratory system, burn or diffuse 3-5 drops.
Add 3-4 drops each 5 ml of carrier and rub on the chest for respiratory complaints
Can be a skin irritant and sensitizer – please skin patch test. Avoid during the first trimester of pregnancy.