Scots pine is a popular evergreen coniferous tree of Pinaceae family. The plant requires sandy soil, rocky steeps and peat bogs to grow in a full fledge manner. Leaves of the tree are comparatively larger than other plants and have a long lifespan of 200 years.
Overview of Scotch Pine Essential Oil:
Scotch pine essential oil is also known as Pine or Scot essential oil. The oil is extracted from the needles like leaves with steam distillation method. It has high amount of monoterpene that is up to 90%. The oil is very beneficial to treat emotional and spiritual setbacks.
Benefits of Scotch Pine Essential Oil:
• One can take care of his skin with Scotch pine essential oil. It is very effective in treating many skin diseases like dermatitis, rashes, pimples, acne and allergies.
• Due to its anti-bacterial property that it is used in many perfumes, deodorants and diffusers to kill germs, virus and bacterias present in the environment.
• The oil is very helpful for boosting metabolism and immune system. Using it in adequate manner can fill someone with energy and fresh mood.
• The oil is heavily used in aromatherapy due to its relaxing and anti-depressant property. It calms down functioning of mind and relaxes the nervous system.
Blends well with:
Scotch Pine essential oil goes well with Frankincense, Rosemary, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Grapefruit, Citronella, Bergamot, Cedarwood , Coriander, Cypress, Lemon, Lavender, Marjoram Niaouli, Peppermint, Sage, Spikenard, tea Tree, Ravensara and Thyme.
When applied on skin, Scotch pine essential oil does not cause any harm. However, it can be dangerous when ingested. It might result in kidney damage or deteriorate the situation of people with kidney disorder. Children should be kept away from the oil as it can result in hypertension and skin irritation on them.
Botanical Name : Pinus Sylvestris
CAS# : N/A
Color & Odor : Colorless to pale yellow
F.E.M.A. # : N/A
Methods of Extraction : Steam Distillation
Constituents : a-Pinene, Limonene, ß-Pinene
Solubility : Water-solubility essential oil
Specific Gravity : 0.877 to 0.883
Flash Point : 60 °C
Optical Rotation : -23
Major Constituents : a-Pinene, Limonene, ß-Pinene