Plant Therapy Pine Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Pinus Pinaster * Plant Part: Needles * Extraction Method: Steam Distilled * Origin: Austria * Description: This evergreen tree can grow up to 40 meters (130 feet) and has a flat crown. The bark is a reddish-brown that is deeply fissured with needle-like gray-green leaves that grow in pairs, orange-yellow flowers, and pointed brown cones. * Color: Colorless to pale yellow liquid. * Common Uses: Pine Long Leaf Essential Oil has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties and can be used in the treatment of arthritis, joint and muscle aches, gout and rheumatism. It is specifically indicated for respiratory problems and said to be useful in cases of intestinal disturbances, inflamed gall bladder, urinary tract infections, and chronic cystitis. Aromatherapists credit Pine Long Leaf Oil with being refreshing, invigorating, stimulating, strengthening, and very popular in an aromatherapy bath to revive tired muscles. * Consistency: Thin * Note: Top * Strength of Aroma: Strong * Blends well with: Citronella, Clary Sage, Coriander, Cypress,Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Juniper, Lavender, Myrrh, Rosemary,Spikenard and Tea Tree. * Aromatic Scent: Pine Long Leaf Essential Oil has a woody, turpentine - like, sweet resinous, fresh, pine evergreen scent. It is often viewed as representing the smell of Northern forests. * History: Pine Oil has a long history of use in the sauna, steam bath, and as an additive to baths and massage products targeting sore muscles and strengthening the system. * Cautions: Pine Long Leaf Essential Oil appears safe to use at low physiological dose. It is a possible skin irritant and skin sensitizer. Avoid use during pregnancy.