Description & Extraction:
This evergreen tree can grow up to 40 meters (130 feet) and has a flat
crown and has a reddish-brown, deeply fissured bark, needle-like gray-green
leaves that grow in pairs, orange-yellow flowers and pointed brown cones. It
is extensively cultivated for its wood, tar, pitch, turpentine and essential
oil and was used by the Native Americans to prevent scurvy. Mattresses where
stuffed with the needles to repel lice and fleas and the ancient Egyptians
used pine kernels in their cooking. Pine oil has a fresh forest smell, is
pale yellow in color and watery in viscosity. Pine oil is extracted from
Pine (Scotch pine) oil, which is extracted from Pinus sylvestris of the
Pinaceae family and is also known as Scots and forest pine. Our product is
extracted by steam distillation of the twigs and buds and yields about 0.1
-.05 %, although another type of oil can also be extracted by steam
distilling the needles.
Blends well with:
essential oils blend well with one another pine oil blends particularly
well with cedarwood, eucalyptus, lavender, niaouli, rosemary and sage.
The main chemical properties of pine oil are borneol, bornyl acetate, a and
b-phallandrene, a and b-pinene and 3-carene.
Pine oil are antimicrobial, antineuralgic, antirheumatic, antiseptic,
antiviral, bactericidal, balsamic, cholagogue, deodorant, diuretic,
expectorant, hypertensive, insecticidal, restorative, rubefacient, adrenal
cortex stimulant as well as stimulant to the circulation and nervous system.
Uses & Precautions:
- Pine oil is most useful to relieve mental, physical and sexual
fatigue, while having a cleansing and invigorating effect on an area and
is great for vapor therapy in a sick room as it promotes healing.
- It can be used for cuts and sores, scabies and lice and for excessive
perspiration, while its warming properties help with rheumatism,
arthritis, gout, muscular aches and pains and it can stimulate
circulation. Furthermore it can help in cases of bronchitis, asthma,
catarrh, coughs, laryngitis, colds and flu. It eases breathlessness and
- Although pine and pine needle oil is considered non-toxic and
non-irritant in low dosage it should still be used with care on the
skin, since it can cause irritation in high dosage and may sensitize the
skin as well.
- The oil from the dwarf pine (Pinus mugo. var. pumilio) is a dermal
irritant and a sensitizing agent. Should you be prone to allergic skin
reactions or are pregnant - rather give this oil a miss.
Pine oil can be useful in the treatment of the respiratory tract, for
muscular aches and pains, and as a urinary cleanser.
Burners and vaporizers
In vapor therapy it can be used for asthma, colds, coughs, smokers cough,
drowsiness, hangover and sinusitis.
Blended oil or in the bath
In a blended massage oil or diluted in the bath, it can be used for asthma,
cellulite, colds, coughs, hangover, infections, rheumatism and sinusitis.
We have shipping our goods by Air as well as Sea and also shipping i.e.
DHL, Fedex, UPS, TNT, & EMS.
Physico-Chemical Properties: -
||Oil of Pine -KC
||Nov. -2011 (Please follow standard storage conditions for better
||Pale Yellow colour
||Pleasant, Piny with Sweet Floral fragrance.
|Specific Gravity At 30oC
||0.877 to 0.883 (0.880)
|Refractive Index At 30oC
||1.4700 To 1.4730 (1.4718)
||5% = 180oC (Min) 95% = 220oC (Max)
||42% - 43% Alcohol by Dehydration. ( 42.68% Total)