The Pine oil is extracted from the plant Pine from the Pinaceae family. It has to be used with high caution on the skin as it can cause allergic reactions. It is not toxic or irritating when used in small doses. The Therapeutic properties of the pine oil are: antimicrobial, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal, balsamic, bile, deodorant, diuretic, expectorant, insect expelling, toning, heating.
Pine oil has a fresh scent of the forest. It has a pale yellow color and a watery viscosity.
Pine oil is extracted by steam distillation of needles, twigs, and buds, yields are about 0.1 – 0.5%.
The main chemical elements of pine oil are borneol, bornyl acetate, and b phellandrene, and b-pinene and 3-kine.
Pine oil is not toxic or irritating when in low doses. However, it should be used with caution on the skin as it is used in larger doses and can cause irritation and allergic reactions. Oil should not be used by pregnant women.
The therapeutical properties of pine oil are: antimicrobial, antirheumatic, antiseptic, antiviral, bactericidal, balsamic, bile, deodorant, diuretic, expectorant, hypertension, insect destruction, tonic, warming, and stimulant for the circulation and the nervous system.
- Increases vitality, self-confidence, hope, and increases energy levels.
- It purifies the environment from negative energy and bacteria in the air.
- It opens and energizes the third eye’s chakra.
Pine oil is most helpful for treating psychical, physical or sexual exhaustion, and has a very strong invigorating effect.
It can be used for cut wounds, scabies, lice, excessive sweating, rheumatism, arthritis, gout, muscle pain and blood circulation stimulation. It also helps in cases of bronchitis, asthma, runny nose, cough, laryngitis, colds, flu, shortness of breath and sinusitis.