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.
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.
Pine essential oil has been used in herbal medicine for centuries. Pine needle essential oil was investigated by Hippocrates (often considered the father of western medicinal thought) for its beneficial effects on the respiratory system. Pine essential oil is stimulating and uplifting and revitalizes the mind and body. Pine needle is used in many cough and cold preparations and in air fresheners, soaps, and detergents.
Therapeutic Properties Described in The Aromatherapy Literature
Instills positivity, self-confidence, and awakens the spirit
From The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy2:
Refreshing, cooling, and enlivening
Boosts circulation and combats respiratory ailments
Application and Use
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 but consultation with a physician is strongly recommended.
1 Battaglia, Salvatore. The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy. International Centre of Holystic Aromatherapy, 2003.
2 Wildwood, Christine. Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy. Healing Arts Press, 2000.