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Scotch Pine Essential Oil

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Name: Scotch Pine Essential Oil 

Species: Pinus sylvestris L.

Part: Needles

Extraction: Steam Distilled

Aroma: Green and woody with earthy, balsamic tones


Scotch Pine Essential Oil 100% Pure

Name Scotch Pine Essential Oil
Batch 67342
Species Pinus sylvestris L.
Part Needles
Extraction Steam Distillation
Class Monoterpene
Source Bulgaria
Color Clear
Consistency Thin
Note Middle
Aroma Green and woody with earthy, balsamic tones
Blend Ideas Bergamot, Black SpruceCedarwoodClary Sage, Cypress, EucalyptusFrankincense, Grapefruit, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Lemon Eucalyptus, Lemon Tea Tree, MarjoramRosemary, Sandalwood, Tea Tree, and Thyme

We source only pure essential oils.

Originally this oil was purchased to use with our Black Spruce essential oil in a blend to support glandular activity that Schnaubelt had written about.   Not only have we been very pleased with his suggestion. We'vee also found that Scotch Pine (aka Scots Pine and Pine Needle) is a fantastic oil with many benefits.

Diffusing it may help clear the mind of confusion.   Add it to your diffuser with Grapefruit and Rosemary to help defatigue your mind from the daily grind.

Because it has fantastic antiseptic and anti-fungal properties, scotch pine essential oil makes a great addition to cleaning blends.  It's particularly refreshing and very nicely scented when mixed with lemon tea tree and alcohol for a surface spray (counters, doorknobs, bathtubs, shower floors and doors, etc) during germ-laden seasons.

During those same seasons, Scotch Pine Essential Oil can also help support a healthy respiratory tract.  Diffuse it or use it in sinus steamers or inhalers (depending on your need).  Because it's safe for little ones, we tend to suggest this over other oils, like eucalyptus, as it is much more gentle.  For older children and adults, you may want to consider eucalyptus and lavender with our scotch pine as proposed by Valnet for relief from coughs and congestion.  Even pets may benefit from pine in the diffuser.

Emotionally, scotch pine can be a fabulous "pick-me-up" which is excellent for someone dealing with sad, lonely feelings.  It is said to help give some balance to emotions.

Added to a carrier or lotion and massaged into muscles, this essential oil can soothe occasional sore, tired muscles.  It can also be beneficial to skin as it can help reduce the appearance of blemishes, making it a great addition to a "guy blend" for teenage boys with it's more masculine scent.

With our pre-diluted oils . . . if diluted for kids is the highest dilution you see, it’s also the max dilution possible. Pre-diluted oils are in fractionated coconut oil.

2 reviews for Scotch Pine Essential Oil

  1. jessijones1415 (verified owner)

    Scotch Pine is new to me but I fell in love with it yesterday. Instantly calming and reminded me of growing up in South Carolina, surrounded by pine.

  2. Christee (verified owner)

    Scotch Pine is new to me. It has a fresh pine aroma, more vibrant than green. The scent made me guess it includes branches, not just needles, but the product description says needles only. It drops the edge when dry. It is not as multi-faceted as Black Spruce, but a good choice when looking for a simpler, less earthy conifer scent.

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Scotch Pine Essential Oil Safety Info

Tisserand and Young note that Scotch Pine Essential Oil’s high content of α-pinene, ()-limonene and/or δ-3-carene indicate that it should be stored in a dark, airtight container in a refrigerator to prevent oxidation and that oxidized oil may cause sensitivity. They also recommend that an antioxidant be added to preparations containing this oil.  Scotch Pine Essential Oil should still follow the safety guidelines below. ~ Source:  Tisserand, Robert and Young, Rodney. Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals: Churchill Livingstone; 2 edition (2013). Reading the full profile for Scotch Pine Essential Oil is highly suggested by your DeRu Staff.

While we’ve made this clear that we are selling this essential oil to use in your diffuser, your inhaler, or topically (diluted), it is a pure essential oil and can be used as such.  With all essential oils:

  • Never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes (this includes mouth, ear canals, noses, genital regions as well as internal areas).  The strength of essential oils can easily damage these soft tissue areas.
  • Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner.
    Keep away from children.
  • If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier).

  • Oral Safety is only given because many people have been told to take oils internally.  Because several people look to us for safety advice, we feel obligated to offer those safety statements, although we do not believe anyone should be ingesting essential oils without being guided by an expert.  Experts will take your medical history into account before they suggest oils for you to ingest, diffuse, or use topically.

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    1. Antibacterial activity evaluation of selected essential oils in liquid and vapor phase on respiratory tract pathogens


    2. Chemical Composition on Essential Oils from Needles of Pinus sylvestris L. Grown in Northern Lithuania


    3. Chemodiversity of a Scots pine stand and implications for terpene air concentrations


    4. Essential oil composition and plant-insect relations in scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.)


    5. Essential oils in the needles of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.)


    6. Fungicidal properties of Pinus sylvestris L. for improvement of air quality


    7. In vitro antifungal activity of essential oils on growth of phytopathogenic fungi


    8. Monoterpene emissions from Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris): Field studies of emission rate variabilities


    9. Resolving the smell of wood – identification of odour-active compounds in scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.)


    10. Selectivity of Pinus sylvestris extract and essential oil to estrogen-insensitive breast cancer cells Pinus sylvestris against cancer cells


    Information provided has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.

    The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.

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