Pine Needle Pinus sylvestris  Essential Oil Information

Pinus sylvestris

Pine Needle Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Source Location

Plant part used


Pinus sylvestris

Scotch pine, Norway pine

Bulgaria, Austria, Finland

Needles








Extraction Method

Color

Consistency

Aroma Strength


Steam extraction

Clear

Medium

Medium








Fragrance

Fresh, woody, clean, crisp, yet earthy and balsamic












Benefits

Good for upper respiratory health, including colds, coughing, and flu; and used as an inhalant to relieve bronchitis, asthma, and blocked sinuses. Ease pain from sore throats, arthritis and rheumatism. Disinfects and promotes healing in wounds, various sores, and skin infections. Lowers high blood pressure, improving circulation to hands and feet. Kidney tonic, and treat urinary tract infections and cystitis; and supports healing of adrenal glands.















Blends Well With

Geranium, Lemon, Lime, Orange, Neroli, Cedar, Coriander, Lavender, Ylang-Ylang, Chamomile














Constituents

Pinene, limonene, borneol, bornyl acetate, cineole, camphene, myrcene, phellandrene













Properties

Antibacterial, antimicrobial, antineuralgic, antirheumatic, antiscorbutic, antiseptic (pulmonary, urinary, hepatic), antiviral, cholagogue, choleretic, deodorant, diuretic, expectorant, hypertensive, insecticidal, restorative, rubefacient, stimulant (adrenal cortex, circulatory and nervous system), vermifuge.















Safety

Generally safe in low concentrations.











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