Pine Oil (Pinus sylvestris) Pine Essential Oil.
Pine oil is made from the pine tree which is used for wood, construction, furniture, boats, paper and pine nuts for food. Turpentine is extracted from lumber byproducts of the pine tree. And, of course essential oil.
Tall evergreen tree with needle type leaves and pine cones.
Great expectorant for wet cough and also good for sports massage since it is warming, stimulating and analgesic. Pine oil is used in western medicine and you can find it in pharmacies in anti-cough syrpus and muscle pain ointments.
Uses in perfumery especialy for men.
Scent: Sweet, citrus.
Extraction Method: Steam distillation of the leaves (grass).
Colour: Pale, colorless.
Properties: Anti-Bacterial, Anti-Viral, Disinfectant, Stimulating, expectorant, analgesic.
Chakra: Solar plexus.
Caution: Safe in general, do not use if you are allergic or hypersensitive to pines.
Easy uses of pine oil
Before meditation: Diffuse pine in your aromatherapy diffuser.
Difficult decisions: 2 drops pine and 3 drops bergamot and nutmeg essential oils in 1 tablespoon of base oil. Massage to your wrists and hands and breathe it occasionally untill you make up your mind. You can also drop the essential oils to your pillow and sleep on it, chances are that you’ll wake up with a decision.
When you walk in a pine forest you can smell the essential oil and feel like the pine is all around you and even inside you through your breath. Makes us appreciate nature and encourages feelings of love and generosity towards the people around us and our family and children. Pine teaches us to not destroy that which is close to our hearts because this is the same as destroying ourselves.
Great for cleaning the space for meditation, warming and cleansing. Encourages self confidence, acceptance, tolerance and forgiveness, Washes away the guilt. Reduces anxiety and opens the door to new solutions.
Pine is strongly associated with Christmas. Was burnt in Poland around Christmas time to drive away the witches.
In Japan, the tree of life is sometimes associated with pine. The fungus of immortality is said to grow in the shade of the holy trees, one of them is most likely a pine.
In China the dragon is often associated with the pine, the myth says that the pines changes into a dragon.
100% pure, therapeutic grade essential oil suitable for use by therapists and in making cosmetics, candles and soaps as well as for use in the home e.g. in oils burners, diffusers, saunas, adding to the bath etc.
Bottle carries batch number and best before date.
External use only.
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