Botanic Name: Pinus sylvestris
Product Name: Pine Essential Oil (ORGANIC)
Country of Origin: Canada
This evergreen tree can grow up to 40 meters and has a flat crown. The bark is a reddish-brown that is deeply fissured with needle-like gray-green leaves that grow in pairs, orange-yellow flowers, and pointed brown cones. It is not as readily available as regular pine trees accounting for the price discrepancy.
Uses/Features: Organic Pine Essential Oil is viewed as an antibacterial, antibiotic, analgesic, anti fungal, antiseptic, and as an antiviral. Aromatherapists credit its use for asthma, arthritis, bladder infections, bronchitis, cholagogue, catarrh, as a circulatory agent, for convalescence, coughs, colds, cuts, cystitis, as a decongestant and deodorant. It has also been applied to eczema, those with laryngitis, lice, muscular aches, neuralgia, psoriasis, ringworm, rheumatism, scrapes, and sinusitis. Its versatility is well documented.