Turpentine, the largest produced oil in the United States, is extracted from lumber byproducts of the pine tree...
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Parts Used: pine needles from evergreen tree
Source: dry distillation of the needles of the evergreen tree native to Scotland and Norway. Most of the oil is produced in the eastern USA from cultivated trees. Some essential oils are extracted from the wood grown in Austria.
Description and Odor Effect: a colorless to pale yellow liquid with dry-balsamic, turpentine-like aroma. Its odor effect is cooling, mentally stimulating, yet also comforting to the emotions.
Nature: uplifting, stimulating, purifying
Blends well with: cedarwood, eucalyptus, juniper, lavender, rosemary, sage, tea tree, frankincense, bergamot, marjoram, sage, lemon, niaouli
Physical Uses: Pine has very powerful antiseptic properties and can be used in the treatment of scabies, headlice, cuts and abrasions, colds, asthma, bronchitis, coughs, sinusitis, sore throats and chest infections. It promotes circulation and is helpful for arthritis, gout, urinary infections, cystitis, and excessive perspiration. As a muscle relaxant, use pine to ease aches and pains, including rheumatic pain.
Mental and Emotional Uses: The stimulating, refreshing and uplifting properties of pine make it helpful for neuralgia, fatigue, nervous exhaustion and stress-related conditions. It has a balancing effect on emotions; pine is powerfully protective and energizing.
Caution: Use in low concentrations and avoid using on people with sensitive skin.
Therapeutic Properties: analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, antineuralgic, antiphlogistic, antirheumatic, antiscorbutic, antiseptic (strong), antispasmodic, antitussive, antiviral, balsamic, cholagogue, choleretic, decongestant, deodorant, depurative (kidneys), disinfectant, diuretic, expectorant, hypertensor, insecticide, laxative, pectoral, refreshing, restorative, reviving, rubefacient, stimulant (circulatory and nervous systems; adrenal glands), sudorific, tonic, vermifuge, vulnerary
Applications: inhalations, bath, vaporise
Pine Magic: Cones from pine trees are carried to increase fertility and to have vigorous old age. Pine needles are burned to reverse and send back spells. Used for cleansing the ethers and to attract money.
Scots Pine Harmony
Add these essential oils to 20 ml / 4 teaspoons carrier oil
To ease overworked muscles:
- 2 drops Scots Pine
- 4 drops Spike Lavender
- 4 drops Ginger
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