Pine (Scotch) Essential Oil
Scotch Pine (Pinus sylvestris) essential oil is high in alpha-pinene which gives it decongestive and anti-inflammatory properties, beneficial for respiratory support. It is also a popular choice for DIY cleaning products since it is antibacterial and naturally deodorizing.
Chemistry: a-pinene (43.90%), b-pinene (22.20%), limonene (9.17%), b-myrcene (4.77%), camphene (3.52%)
Latin Name: Pinus sylvestris
Botanical Family: Pinaceae
Cultivation: Bulgaria, Certified Organic
Plant Part: Needles, Twigs
Chemical Family: Monoterpenes
Aroma: piney, woody, sweet
Properties: decongestive, anti-inflammatory, promotes circulation, warming, antispasmodic, expectorant, antirheumatic
Steam Distilled: September 2018
Shelf Life: 3 years (approx.)
Diffuses well in an ultrasonic diffuser. For skin application, add just 1 drop to 1 teaspoon of unscented lotion and gently massage in skin as desired. Conifer oils pair well with citruses.
For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. Consult a licensed physician if pregnant or nursing. If the oil is past it’s “Best by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value. Avoid the use of essential oils near infants and small children.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult your medical professional before use.