A strong, dry-balsamic, turpentine like odor. Distilled needles.
Historical & Traditional Uses:
Pines are amongst the most important commercial trees.
Used extensively in pharmaceutical preparations for cough and cold medicines,
vaporising fluids, nasal decongestants and analgesic ointments.
Pine oil has also been used for room refresheners, disinfectants, soaps and detergents.
A cleansing and invigorating oil, promoting feelings of energy and well being.
Refreshing, energizing and stimulating. Refreshing to a tired mind.
A good disinfectant.
Fleas it is said just cannot stand the scent of Pine.
Dwarf Pine (pinus pumilio) another more toxic species, should be avoided.
External use ONLY.
Do NOT use undiluted on the skin.
Store away from children and pets.