Botanical Name: Pinus Sylvestris
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Description: Scotch Pine essential oil exudes a crisp, fresh, woody, evergreen scent. Scotch Pine, also known as Pine essential oil, is believed to have cleansing, stimulating, uplifting, and invigorating effects. When used aromatically it is believed to positive impact mood and mind, energizing the body and helping eliminate fatigue, enhancing concentration, and promoting a positive outlook.
Properties: Antibacterial, analgesic, diuretic, energizing, antiseptic.
Historical Uses: In ancient Greece, Pine was believed to have been used by physicians to address respiratory ailments for is ability to reduce symptoms of colds. Also to calm inflammation and headaches, to soothe sores and infections, and to ease respiratory discomfort.
- Use aromatically to refresh any room.
- Use topically to soothe skin conditions.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Lavender, Lemon, Rosemary, Melaleuca.
Scotch Pine Essential Oil Application
- Can be used aromatically
- can be used topically
MASSAGE BLEND: Blend 4 drops of pine oil to 1 ounce of carrier oil, then massage into affected area to relieve sore and tight muscles.
CLARIFYING FACE SERUM: Blend 1-3 drops of Pine oil with 1 teaspoon of a lightweight carrier, such as Almond oil. Apply to cleansed face.
DETOXIFYING BATH: Dilute 5-10 drops of Pine oil with 1 ounce of carrier and add it to a bath of warm water.