Pine: Pinus sylvestris (L.)
Why pine? The crisp aroma of pine essential oil can transport you to a fresh evergreen forest. The purifying qualities of pine make it ideal for use in homemade cleaners around the house. It is perfect to add to an inhalation blend, and it’s a lovely addition to your outdoor summer blend!
Quality Assured: Our certified organic pine essential oil is responsibly sourced from Bulgaria. The oil is steam distilled from the fresh pine needles and twigs of the pine tree. Every batch of oil is Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth and produced without the use of genetic engineering, artificial fertilizers, or pesticides. Additionally, our expert aromatherapists here at the Apothecary Shoppe personally assess all of our oils—using touch, taste, smell, and lab analyses—to ensure that your essential oil is suitable for use and entirely free of adulterants.
Independent third-party lab reports including GC/MS and pesticide testing results are available upon request. Please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the essential oil Latin name and lot number; results include a comparative analysis with ISO and the Pharmacopeia when available.
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Benefits: Pine aromatherapy essential oil can promote healthy and radiant skin and hair. Pine is also a wonderful oil to use in an inhalation.
Regulatory Status: Pine essential oil is not listed on the FDA Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) list.
How to Store Your Oil: Keep your essential oils stored in a cool dark place. All citrus oils, pine, and juniper should be stored in the fridge to prevent oxidation. If an oil spoils from heat and oxidizes, it can cause skin irritation.
Oils That Blend Well With Pine: Pine is balsamic, sweet, fresh, faintly woody, almost spicy, reminiscent of cypress and juniper, with an interesting undertone and great, lasting quality. Pine blends well with:
cedarwood Cedrus atlantica
citronella Cymbopogon nardus
lavender Lavandula angustifolia
lemon Citrus limonum
marjoram Origanum majorana
rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis
sage Salvia officinalis
Eucalyptus Eucalyptus globulus: 30 drops
Lavender Lavandula angustifolia: 15 drops
Pine Pinus sylvestris: 12 drops
Marjoram Origanum majorana: 6 drops
Thyme Thymus vulgaris: 3 drops
Add 6-drops to a bowl of boiling water and inhale for 5-10 minutes.