Complete Guide to Essential Oils/A to Z of essential oils/Pine

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Scots pine needles and buds
Pine (Pinus sylvestris)

Pine oil comes from the twigs and buds of the Pinus sylvestris (Scots Pine) tree. It has a fresh, woody scent.

Properties[edit | edit source]

Circulatory[edit | edit source]

Stimulates circulation.

Emotional[edit | edit source]

Invigorates and reduces mental fatigue.

Pain[edit | edit source]

Relieves muscle pain and rheumatism.

Respiratory[edit | edit source]

Alleviates bronchitis, laryngitis, sinusitis and symptoms of colds and flu.

Skin[edit | edit source]

Helps healing of minor wounds and sores.

Urological[edit | edit source]

Relieves cystitis.

Caution[edit | edit source]

  • Pine oil may irritate sensitive skin.