Scots pine

Latin name: Pinus sylvestris

Botanical family: Abietaceae

Origin: Western Europe

Distilled part: Needle

Aromatic molecules: Pinenes, limonene, δ 3 carene

Scots pine provides an essential oil long known by our grandmothers, even then, enjoyed the balsamic action on the lungs by inhalation of essential oil of northern climates. He appreciates the mountains, sandy soils or graveled. It is distinguished by its long needles, joined by two at their base. The male cones produce abundant pollen to fertilize the female cones, which turn into "apples" of pine.

Property:

  • respiratory antiseptic
  • immune stimulant
  • Anti-infective and antiseptic air
  • Expectorant and decongestant airway
  • stimulating hormone
  • Anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory (Cortison-like)
  • venous and lymphatic decongestant
  • Decongestant utero-ovarian
  • Energizing and invigorating

Application areas :

  • immune benefits: Fatigue, convalescence, viral or bacterial infection (influenza, etc.), room occupied by sick people (office, bedroom, etc.) (to limit the spread of viruses)
  • ENT and respiratory benefits: Asthma, otolaryngologists congestion, phlegm ENT and respiratory infection (nasopharyngitis, colds, bronchitis ...), stuffy nose, allergic rhinitis, sinusitis, cough,
  • joint and muscle benefits: Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, sciatica, lumbago, muscle stiffness and pain,
  • cardiovascular and circulatory benefits: blood circulation (cellulite, heavy legs, water retention, etc.), hypotension,
  • Benefits on the psycho-emotional: Anxiety, anxiety, concentration (favors), latent depression, physical and mental fatigue, bindings (ideas or persistent thoughts), nervousness and inner restlessness, stress, shyness.

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