Pine Needle Essential Oil

Botanical Name:
Pinus sylvestris
Country of Origin:
Bulgaria
Distillation Method:
Steam
Cultivation:
Certified Organic
Overall Profile
Monoterpenes
96.29%
Sesquiterpenes
2.34%
Esters
0.96%
Primary Constituents
3 careen
41.73%
beta pinene
26.22%
limonene
14.32%
beta myrcene
4.35%
alpha phellandrene
4.24%
  • 1oz -
    $7.02
  • 4oz -
    $24.10
  • 8oz -
    $46.44
  • 16oz -
    $91.66
  • 1Kg -
    $184.36
  • Sample -
    $2.50
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Wholesale Certified Organic Pine Needle Essential Oil

100% pure essential oil of Pine, steam distilled from needles of Certified Organic Scotch Pine in Bulgaria. This is the classic Pine needle oil with a delicate, evergreen aroma. This Pine Needle Oil is available from sample size up to 1 kg or more.

ABOUT THE PLANT

Also known as the 'Scotch' and 'Norway' Pine, this evergreen tree grows up to 40 meters tall with deeply fissured reddish-brown bark. Native to the dense forests of Russia and northern Europe, it is cultivated for essential oil production in central and southern European countries, notably Austria and Finland.

ABOUT THE OIL

This essential oil of Pine is steam distilled from the needles of Scotch Pine trees organically grown in Bulgaria.

Aromatherapy Notes

This oil has a sharp, tangy citrus top note with deep pine middle notes and soft balsamic and resinous undertones. Companion oils for Pine include: Cedarwood, Eucalyptus radiata, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram and Rosemary c.t. cineol.

Traditional Uses

Pine essential oil has been used in herbal medicine for centuries. Added to baths to cure nervous exhaustion and circulatory disorders, it was also used to promote healing in wounds and ease pain from arthritis and rheumatism. Pine was also used as an inhalant to relieve bronchitis, asthma, and blocked sinuses as well as to revive the spirits and energy after long periods of illness. Pine needle essential oil was investigated by Hippocrates (often considered the father of western medicinal thought) for its beneficial effects on the respiratory system.

Therapeutic Properties Described In The Aromatherapy Literature

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.

Psychological

  • Pine essential oil has been shown to be as effective at combating fatigue and nervous exhaustion as Rosemary and Thyme oils
  • Eases mental stress and anxiety
  • Revitalizes the mind and body
  • Stimulating and uplifting

Dermatological

  • Disinfects and promotes healing in wounds
  • Repels lice
  • Deodorizes and inhibits excessive perspiration
  • Soothes various sores, and skin infections

Respiratory System

  • Combats bronchial infections
  • Clearing and supportive lung tonic
  • Aids with continual coughing and sore throats

Circulatory System

  • Cleansing and supportive kidney tonic
  • Alleviates high blood pressure
  • Improves circulation to extremities (hands and feet)
  • Rejuvenates the adrenal glands

Muscles and Joints

  • Quells arthritic pain
  • Soothes sore muscles aching joints (similar properties to Eucalyptus globulus in this respect)

Genito-Urinary System

  • Treats cystitis and urinary infections

Application and Use

Safety

Pine essential oil is non-toxic, a non-irritant and non-sensitizing when used in low concentrations. It is not recommended to use the oil in its full strength unless adding to a pure oil diffuser. The oil can be ingested in very small doses and consultation with a physician is strongly recommended.