Pine essential oil is thought to be a useful hair tonic and is a good air antiseptic (try using it with one of our wide selection of Vaporisers or burners).
Pine can also be used as a steam inhalant to clear the airways.
Like the majority of Essential Oils, Pine should always be used well diluted when applied to the skin. Perhaps best used in a carrier oil or by adding just a couple of drops to your bath when it may help alleviate the symptoms of asthma, sinusitis, colds and coughs. It can encourage cellulite to diminish and help in cases of rheumatism. You may even find it helps to overcome hangovers!
By steam distillation of the fir needles.
A fresh resinous aroma.
Anti-viral, bactericidal, disinfectant, deodorant, expectorant, vermifuge.
50-90% monoterpene hydrocarbons: pinene, carene, dipentene, limonene, terpinenes, myrcene, ocimene, camphene, sabinene also bornyl acetate, cineol, citral, chamazulene, among others.
Used by native Americans to prevent scurvy and to stuff matresses to repel lice and fleas and as a steam inhallation to relieve bronchial catarrh, asthma, blocked sinuses, etc.
Dilute in a carrier oil before skin application. Keep away from children and out of eyes. Do not take internally or apply undiluted to the skin. For further advice on using essential oils to treat medical conditions, we recommend you seek advice from a professional.
Please note that Amphora Aromatics Ltd cannot be held responsible for any injury, illness or adverse reaction to any recipes, instructions or advice given. It is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have followed the relevant safety protocols and that they are aware of any possible side effects before use. We always advise that a skin patch test is carried out before full usage of any natural product whether purchased from ourselves or elsewhere.
Pine has a stimulating affect on the circulation, and is sometimes used to relieve the pain of rheumatism and arthritis, as well as muscular aches and pains from over-exertion. If you want to use this oil for massage, blend it and use in small proportions well diluted as higher concentrations could cause skin irritation in some people - an excerpt from Aromatherapy an A - Z by Patricia Davis.
'This is obtained from the pine needles. A good inhalant and invigorating in the bath.' - an excerpt from Aromatherapy A Guide For Home Use. by Christine Westwood.