Native Americans stuff pine needles into their mattresses to repel lice and fleas. Pine was used to treat pneumonia and lung infections and was even added to baths to revitalize people suffering from mental or emotional fatigue and nervous exhaustion. It’s refreshing, clean perfume makes pines one of the most commercial of the oils – its aroma perfume is in demand for products ranging from perfumes to household disinfectants, detergents, and insecticides. Because it has a balancing effect on the endocrine glands, it can help combat emotional upsets due to hormonal imbalances. Pine needles, twigs, and cones are steam distilled to produce pine oil.
Protecting, cleansing, stimulating, relieving, soothing and balancing
Fights respiratory ailments, release of mucus, relieves congestion and clears respiratory system; eases itchy throat and improve breathing; warm a chill; soothes muscles aches, pains, and stiffness in joints, providing relief for backaches, gout, muscular aches; stimulates circulation, raises blood pressure, and activates the adrenal gland; soothes itching and irritations on skin disorders; helps to fight fatigue; tones and regulates endocrine system; insect repellent; combats emotional upsets; treats scabies, cuts, head lice, and sores
Pine oil encourages the elimination of toxins from the skin, making it useful for clearing full, dry skin as well as acne. It improves oily scalp conditions, dandruff, and seborrhea. It also reduces excessive perspiration.
The scent is an earthy, resinous, and medicinal odour that is strong, fresh, and balsamic. It helps soothe mental stress, relieve anxiety, freshen and deodorize a room, and revitalize the entire body.
Blends Well With:
Cedarwood, clary sage, eucalyptus, tea tree and rosemary.
- 1 part essential oil with 1 part of carrier oil. For age 0-1, use 1 drop of essential oil to 8-10 drop of carrier oil. For age 2-6, use 1 drop of essential oil to 2-4 drops of carrier oil. For age 7 and above, use 1 drop of essential oil to 1 drop of carrier oil.
Apply 2-4 drops on area of concern
Apply to chakras and/or Vita Flex Points
Inhale directly or diffuse
Avoid using if you have high blood pressure
May cause skin irritation, especially if it is old or oxidized. Store in a cool, dark place, ensuring that the cap is tightly closed.
Beware of pine oils adulterated with turpentine, a low cost, but potentially hazardous, filler