Pine Scotch Essential Oil
BOTANICAL NAME: Pinus Sylvestris
PLANT PART: Needles and twigs
EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam distilled
DESCRIPTION: A thin, colorless to pale yellow liquid.
AROMATIC SUMMARY: A top note with a strong aroma, has a woody, evergreen scent similar to natural turpentine.
BLENDS WITH: Citronella, Clary Sage, Coriander, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Juniper, Lavender, Myrrh, Rosemary, Spikenard and Tea Tree.
BENEFITS AND USES: believed to have an uplifting, cleansing, and clearing effect on the body and mind, making it ideal for use in meditation and other spiritual applications. Ease sore muscles and joints as well as headaches, soothe itchiness, inflammation, and dryness, control excessive perspiration, prevent fungal infections, protect minor abrasions from developing infections, slow the appearance of signs of aging, and enhance circulation, promote easier breathing by clearing the respiratory tract of congestion.
FACTS OF INTEREST: Originally from around the Mediterranean basin, this evergreen tree can grow up to 25 – 30 feet and the bark is a reddish-brown that is deeply fissured with needle-like leaves that grow in pairs, and pear-shaped cones. Historically it has been used in steam baths and massage oils.
Cautions: Dilute before using. For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.