CAS Number: 8023-99-2 ; 84012-35-1
FEMA Number: 2906
EINECS Number: 281-679-2
Product Code: PEO1133
INCI Name: Pinus Sylvestris (Scots Pine) Oil
Traditionally, Native Americans used the needles and young shoots of Pinus sylvestris trees stuffed into bedding to eliminate lice and fleas, and to prevent scurvy (the needles of the tree have a notable Vitamin C content). Pine Oil, in its many varieties, is among the most common and most recognized household fragrance, so popular is this aroma in the world of disinfectants and deodorizers.
Scotch Pine Oil is especially well suited for inclusion in formulations intended to support respiratory health and healthy lung function, especially if one is feeling congested from a cold or seasonal allergies. The essential oil is widely used in a steam or inhaler blend to relieve sinus tension. Along with helping to promote healthy lung function, Scotch Pine Essential Oil is also helpful for easing minor pain and inflammation as well as helping to ease unwanted muscle spasms. It also helps support muscular health and is beneficial include in massage formulations. Its fresh, clean scent and beneficial properties make it well suited for household cleaners and aromatic applications intended to convey cleanliness and freshness.
Emotionally and energetically, Scotch Pine Essential Oil calms and supports one's inner being. Because it stimulates the senses, Pine can be used to bring mental clarify when one is dealing with anger and frustration and can help transition to a more pleasant frame of mind. Scotch Pine Oil is lovely for use year round and is also wonderful for creating special holiday, Christmas and wintertime blends.