Essential oil of pine happens to be the world`s largest production of all. It is used in paint thinners, paints, varnishes, etc. There are many different varieties of pine. One of the most therapeutic is Swiss pine, the harvest of which is strictly controlled by the Swiss government, with only dead and dying trees are allowed to be harvested. It is known to be a stimulant, helping people to be comfortable with any situation. Men like the smell because it reminds them of the outdoors. It helps you feel open are aware, and is good for circulation.
Origin of Pine tree
There are many different types of pine tree. Pinus sylvestris, one of the varieties used to produce essential oil, grows widely throughout Europe and the USSR, the main distillation centres being in Austria and the USSR.
Properties of Pine oil
Pine oil acts as a n expectorant, diaphoretic and antiseptic. It works on skin, blood, plasma and respiratory tissues.
Most common uses :
Powerful antiseptic for the respiratory tract in cases of colds, influenza, pneumonia, asthma, sinusitis, bronchitis and laryngitis
Good for cystitis.
Good for gallbladder.
Helps prevent epidemics of influenza and other contagious diseases.
Mixes well with birch, eucalyptus, myrtle, sandalwood, juniper, citrus, vetiver. Lavender, cedarwood, Citronella and Rosewood.
Warning: can be a skin irritant.