Origin: Pine is found extensively in the cold upland regions of Europe, Scandinavia, and the USSR. Also known as the Scots Pine.
Description: Green, fresh, forest aroma.
History: Pine has been long known to be helpful for lung disorders such as bronchitis, tuberculosis, and pneumonia. Pine is a popular ingredient in soaps for its deodorizing and disinfectant properties.
Properties and Indications:
Excellent for any lung conditions - Pine is more gentle than other oils such as Cypress therefore a better choice for children
Forces the body to make more mucous therefore very helpful for laryngitis
Can be used for acute and immediate illnesses, as well as chronic illnesses
Diuretic - easily tolerated by the kidneys
Useful for urinary infections
Circulates blood around the body - excellent for use in saunas and steams
Great tonic - helps people to pick up and recover after an illness
Can be used as in inhalation and/or a throat gargle for colds, sore throats, and flu
Can heal cuts and skin irritations
Pine is a refreshing and uplifting oil which is helpful for weakness and fatigue