Name: Pine Scotch
Botanical Name: Pinus sylvestris
Main Constituents: a-Pinene: 34.3%, Limonene: 16.6%, ß-Pinene: 15.2%
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Part of Plant: Needles and Twigs
Description & Colour: Colourless to pale yellow liquid, thin consistency
Aromatic Summary: A crisp, fresh pine scent with a woody, natural turpentine aroma
Storage: Transfer out of any metal and shipping containers (used for safe shipping), keep in dark glass container
Safety Notes: For external use only; dilute before use. May cause skin irritations, a skin test is recommended prior to use, avoid contact with eyes. Avoid During Pregnancy. It should not be used in the presence of babies or young children. It can be a possible irritant for certain individuals.
Usage: Room sprays, natural perfume, incense, soap-making, candle-making, and diffusers. Used as a decongestant for lungs, sinuses, and head as well as allergies, colds, flu, and sinus infections. Scotch Pine has antibacterial, expectorant, antiseptic, and detoxifying properties
Blends well with: Citronella, Clary Sage, Coriander, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Juniper, Lavender, Myrrh, Rosemary, and Tea Tree
Pine is an evergreen tree that grows up to 30 ft. It has reddish-brown bark with needle-like leaves and pear-shaped cones. Pines are native to Eurasia but have been cultivated in many parts of the world, including North America for centuries.
Eucalyptus also has similar benefits to Pine Scotch, however, the aroma of Pine Scotch is very enjoyable particularly if you aren't a big fan of Eucalyptus.
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