Green, bracing and invigorating
Please note: The information below is meant to give a brief outline of how an oil can be applied by a trained aromatherapist.
Please do not use this information as a guide for how to use essential oils at home.
Properties and applications:
Topical Circulatory System - muscular aches and pains, stiff muscles, poor circulation
Expectorant - mucous coughs, bronchitis, catarrh
Antiseptic, Antimicrobial - bacterial, fungal and viral infections
Insect Repellent - mosquito and flea bites, head lice
Mental Stimulant - tiredness, lethargy, poor concentration, poor memory
Country of origin:
Europe (Scots and Norway Pines), Eastern USA
Part of plant used:
Method of extraction:
resin, woody and citrus oils for a bright freshness.
Pine has a short shelf life as it readily oxidises. Hypersensitivity - avoid damaged, diseased, delicate or children's skin.
Green, fresh and clear with warm resin notes.
A tall evergreen tree up to 40 meters high, red brown bark, green needles and pointed brown cones.
Used in history to treat respiratory conditions, turpentine is made from the tree's resin.