Description– Pine Sylvestris pure essential oil has a clean, fresh aroma and is an excellent antiseptic. It is useful for treating respiratory ailments, infection, rheumatic and arthritic pain.
How to – Add 5 drops Pine Sylvestris pure essential oil to 25 ml Sweet Almond oil. In addition, add 3 drops Marjoram, 5 drops Lavender and 2 drops Lemon pure essential oil to create a soothing massage blend for rheumatic pain.
Origin and main producers– native to Britain, it is now commercially grown in several countries including Austria, throughout Scandinavia and the USA.
Plant part used in extraction– needles, twigs and cones
Caution – do not use on hypersensitive skin.
Aromatic lore– the Scandinavians have traditionally used pine in the sauna or steam bath for its refreshing and antiseptic qualities.