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Scots Pine essential oil


Scots Pine essential oil

Pinus sylvestris


Scots pine is a conifer with evergreen foliage (needles), its height can reach 35 m. It belongs to the Pinaceae family. These pines love clay-sandy soils and can live for over 500 years. The pine has ovoid cones, male and female reproductive systems, present on the same individual. It is easily recognizable by the shine of its red bark.

Origin and history

Native to Scandinavia and Russia, Scots pine has been known for its medicinal properties since the Middle Ages. Its wood is commonly used in the construction of frames or furniture. It is from the buds or the resin that we extract the essential oil of pine.

Organoleptic properties

Appearance: liquid

Color: pale yellow

Odor: resinous, sawdust

Distilled parts: Needles

Country of production: France

Density: 0.873

Chemotype / composition

Main biochemical constituents or chemotype: a-pinene, beta-pinene, delta-3-carene.

Allergenic molecules naturally present in this essential oil: Limonene.

Certain natural compounds contained in this essential oil may present an allergy risk in some people. To measure your tolerance, always do an application test in the crease of the elbow before using in your mixes.


The essential oil of organic Scots pine is:

  • Antitussive
  • Expectorant
  • Antibacterial
  • Respiratory antiseptic
  • Antifungal
  • Cortison-like
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Hypo-allergenic
  • Analgesic
  • Nervous system tonic


Organic Scots pine essential oil is essential in winter! : cough, bronchitis, sinusitis, laryngitis, allergic rhinitis, muscle pain. It strengthens the psyche and helps to get up in a period of great fatigue.

Ideal for inhalation, the essential oil of Scots pine decongests the entire ENT sphere. Do not hesitate to combine it with “essential winter oils” for a wider and more effective field of action.


Modes of use

Consult a physician before any therapeutic use or oral treatment.

Oral route:

2 drops of organic Scots pine essential oil, 2 times a day with a little honey, syrup or on a lozenge, for bronchitis, respiratory ailments.

On the skin :

2 drops of organic Scots pine essential oil + 4 drops of sesame vegetable oil, massaged on the chest to "clear" the respiratory tract.

In diffusion:

Used in atmospheric diffusion, Scots pine essential oil cleanses your rooms, fights against physical fatigue and acts as a respiratory antiseptic.

Possible synergy

Synergy: Ravintsara, peppermint, eucalyptus radiata

Energy value and synergy

In energetic aromatherapy, the essential oil of Scots pine is associated with the heart chakra "Anahata". Its color is green.

The essential oil of Scots pine activates Anahata, it releases depressions, strengthens vitality, increases Doshas Vata and Pitta.

Synergy: Myrtle, bergamot

Precaution for use

Flammable. Oral use on medical advice. Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. Not recommended for children under 3 and pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not apply to the skin before sun exposure. Food use possible. Do not use pure on the skin.


The information given on essential oils through this website is provided for informational purposes. They can in no way replace the advice given by a doctor. For any therapeutic use or if you want more information about essential oils, please consult a doctor.


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