Pines belong to the family of the Pinaceae and Pinus genus. Pine Trees are the coniferous trees that grow up to 10-60 feet in height. These trees can live for 100 years and some can even live for more than 1000 years. Pine Essential Oil is obtained from the pine needles of the tree through the process of steam distillation. The aroma of the plant is very strong and woody like. Some even say that its odor is similar to balsamic vinegar. The oil has lots of benefits for the mind as well as the body. It can help in uplifting the mood as well as kill the harmful pathogens that are present in the body.
|Product Name||:||Pine Essential Oil|
|Scientific Name||:||Pinus sylvestris|
|Country of Origin||:||US, Canada, Scandinavia|
|Colour||:||Yellow to clear in color|
|Extraction Method||:||Steam Distillation|
|Components||:||Pinene, Citronellol, Camphene, and Bornyl Acetate|
|Solubility||:||It is soluble in ethanol|
Pine was used by the Native Americans to treat the problem of scurvy. It was also stuffed in the sleeping mattresses to prevent infestation of fleas and lice. The ancient Egyptians also used Pines for various purposes. The kernels of the pine were used by the Egyptians for cooking.
Pine Essential Oil has a very pleasant aroma as well as it is imbued with anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties. Therefore, it can be used as an air freshener as well as a house cleaner. It can also be used to remove odor from the shoes and carpets. Furthermore, the oil can also be applied to the skin to get rid of various skin ailments.
Pine Essential Oil is subsumed with several therapeutic properties that can aid in curing various health-related problems. The properties include anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, decongestant, anti-fungal, and anti-microbial. It can help to ease stiffness in the muscles, speeds up the healing of wounds and cuts keeps harmful pathogens at bay as well as reduces as rheumatic pains.
Pine Essential Oil can be blended well with Cypress, Clary Sage, Grapefruit, Juniper, Frankincense, Tea Tree and Bergamot.