Pine Essential oil is a phenolic disinfectant that is mildly antiseptic. Its scent is associated with the outdoors, and is a frequent addition to winter essential oil diffuser blends, cleaning solutions and men’s cosmetics. green liquid with a medium, slightly oily consistency. Its chemical constituents include limonene, b-pinene, a-pinene, myrcene, d3-carene. It is widely grown in the northern hemisphere, as it is well-suited to cold climates. It is probably for this reason that the oil is able to withstand extremely cold temperatures, in some cases as low as -40F. Pine oil has been used for centuries in folk medicine, by the Native Americans to treat colds and respiratory conditions, to ward off scurvy, and was often used to stuff mattresses in order to repel insects, bedbugs and lice. Hippocrates, long considered the father of western medicine, lauded pine essential oil in the treatment of respiratory conditions. The Roman author, naturalist and philosopher, Pliny the Elder, wrote about its benefits in the curing of lung infections. Pine resin is used to produce rosin, which stringed instrument players use to give their bows the proper stick against the strings.
Pine oil is an essential oil obtained by the steam distillation of stumps, needles, twigs and cones from a variety of species of pine. In alternative medicine, it is said to be used in aromatherapy, as a scent in bath oils or more commonly as a cleaning product, and as a lubricant in small and expensive clockwork instruments. infections. Pine resin is used to produce rosin, which stringed instrument players use to give their bows the proper stick against the strings. Pine resin was also used by the ancient Greeks as an additive to wine and some foods for export, in order to preserve and protect from anaerobic bacteria.
Odor and color : Depending on its source, pine oil may either have a fresh, earthy, and forest-like fragrance or a strong, dry, balsamic, turpentine-like odor.
Country of origin : Austria
Botanical name : Pinus sylvestris
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