Irish Apothecary's Own Brand 100% Pure Essential OilTherapeutic Grade
Pine Sylvestris Oil is a member of the Pinaceae family. This oil has a strong, dry-balsamic, turpentine-like aroma and is classed as a middle note. Pine blends well with camphoraceous, citrus, earthy, floral, herby, minty, spicy and woodsy oils.Pine Sylvestris contains antimicrobial, antiseptic, detoxifying and antiviral properties. It is excellent for cleansing the home of bacteria, purifying the air, treating muscle aches and pain and energising and lifting your mood and focus.
Common Uses: Pine Essential Oil is viewed as an analgesic, antibacterial, antibiotic, antifungal, antiseptic and as an antiviral. Aromatherapists credit its use for arthritis, asthma, bladder infections, catarrh, cholagogue, as a circulatory agent, for colds, convalescence, coughs, cuts, cystitis, as a decongestant and deodorant, and for detoxifying, disinfecting, and acting as a diuretic. It has also been applied to eczema, those with laryngitis, lice, muscular aches, neuralgia, psoriasis, rheumatism, ringworm, scrapes, and sinusitis. It's versatility is well documented.
History: It was used by the Native Americans to prevent scurvy and the needles were used to stuff mattresses and to repel lice and fleas. The ancient Egyptians used the pine kernels in their cooking.
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