Inside Information: 4 Reasons to Love Pine

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On December 18, 2017 by Team EO in INSIDE INFORMATION &

Inside Information: 4 Reasons to Love Pine Essential Oil

The spicy, fresh scent of Pine essential oil is refreshing, warming, and restorative. It’s the perfect time of year to dive into what this lovely oil can do for us, as many of us will have a pine tree in their homes to celebrate the winter festivities. This refreshing scent is the focus of our deeper dive today, let’s see what Pine essential oil can add to our lives one breath at a time.

Anti-Inflammatory Superpower

The essential oil of pinus sylvestrus has been studied for its ability to reduce inflammation. Pine essential oil has been shown to be a beneficial essential oil to use to reduce inflammation. Diffuse Pine essential oil for respiratory relief, or add a little Pine to a lotion or oil and massage into any sore or inflamed muscles.

Relaxing and Refreshing

Pine essential oil is good for inflammation and relaxation

Pine essential oil is good for inflammation and relaxation

Pine essential oil has been shown to reduce stress and promote the immune system. Diffusing Pine can relax us as well as give us the benefits of walking in a forest. The holiday season is the perfect time to diffuse some Pine, not only can it help reduce stress during this hectic time, it can add to the holiday cheer with its seasonal scent.

Holiday Diffuser Blend
12 drops Everyone Fresh Blend

4 drops Orange

Diffuse for a cheerful and relaxing holiday season!

Antibacterial & Pest Deterrent

Pine essential oil is antibacterial and effective as a deterrent to many common household pests. Make a home cleaner with Pine to help clean and deter pests while scenting your home with a refreshing natural scent.

DIY Home Cleaner

1 cup Vinegar

1 cup Distilled Water

30 drops Everyone Fresh Blend

Shake together vigorously in a spray bottle and use to clean your home. Shake before every use to ensure even mixture of ingredients. Throw out if any signs of degradation occur, or after 3 months.

Emotional Reminder: Be Fresh!

Pine is our emotional reminder to be fresh and new to ourselves and our worlds. Every day we are slightly different than we were before, and yet we often get lost in the sameness. Pine is our reminder to be fresh and new, and to honor what we’ve done to be a refreshing version of ourselves.

More Pine, Please!

Check out our blog on the Everyone Fresh Blend featuring Pine essential oil for more uses and benefits.

 

Fun Facts:

The oldest living organism in the world is a pine tree named Methuselah

The oldest living organism in the world is a pine tree named Methuselah

  • There are over 125 species of pine trees

  • Pines are one of the most common types of Christmas trees

  • The oldest living organism, dubbed “Methuselah”, is a pine tree. It is estimated to be over 4,800 years old.

  • The spiral growth of pine branches, needles, and cone scales are arranged in Fibonacci number ratios (1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55).

  • Pine trees play an important part of the beliefs and legends of many Native American and First Nations people. To many Native people, the pine tree is a symbol of wisdom and longevity. To others, its needles and sap are medicine that protects people from illnesses, witchcraft, and more.