Essential Oil Profile: Pine Scots

Pine Scots

Latin Name: Pinus sylerstris

Family: Pinaceae

Plant Part: Needles

Method: Distillation

Note/Element: Note: Top Element: Metal

Functional Groups:  Terpene, sisquiterpene, alcohol, ester

Aryuvedic Dosha: Kapha

Scent: Fresh, woody, earthy

For Skin Type: Oily

Cautions: Do not use oxidized oil. Use within 6 months, Not during Pregnancy. Not with estrogen dependent cancers.

Physical Uses: Colds, cough, flu, sinusitis, muscle and joint pain, immune system

Mental/Emotional Uses: Mental clarity, exhaustion, stress, refreshes the mind, strengthening.

Other Uses: Christmas, forest scent, purify the air.

Blends Well With: Needles, leaves, citrus

References:

Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Advanced Level, 2001-2011.

https://www.quinessence.com/blog/pine-needle-essential-oil

https://www.aromaweb.com/essential-oils/scotch-pine-oil.asp