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Pine (Stone Pine) organic

Pine (Stone Pine) organic

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Pinus cembra
  • Cultivation: wild certified organic
  • Certification: DE-ÖKO-007
  • Origin: Italy
  • Manufacturing Method: distilled
  • Part of Plant: Needles
  • Main Chemotypes: alpha-Pinene, beta-Phellandrene, Limonene, beta-Pinene
  • Key Ingredients: Stone Pine Oil
  • Article No. 1780-5
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Stone pine essential oil, extracted from the needles of the stone pine tree through steam distillation, is known for its refreshing pine fragrance. With its roots in Italy, the oil carries unique characteristics influenced by the country's climate and soil.

 This essential oil is often used for its potential respiratory benefits, helping with congestion. Its traditional uses include skin care and aromatherapy, thanks to its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.

When using stone pine oil, diluting either with water for aromatherapy or base oil for the skin is essential. Conduct a patch test for sensitivity. While generally safe, individuals with specific health concerns should consult a healthcare professional before incorporating it into their routine.

 About the Plant

Pinus cembra, commonly known as the Swiss stone pine or Arolla pine, thrives in the mountainous regions of the Alps and the Carpathian Mountains in Europe, typically at elevations between 1,200 and 2,400 meters. Recognized for its straight trunk, conical crown, and slender branches, this pine species features gray-brown bark that becomes fissured with age. The needle-shaped leaves, arranged in five bundles, contribute to its distinct appearance. The cylindrical cones, measuring 8 to 16 cm long, are resinous and slightly curved. Swiss stone pine wood is highly prized for construction and carpentry due to its quality and resistance to decay, while its edible seeds, enclosed in cones, are known as pine nuts and find culinary use. Beyond its practical applications, Pinus cembra holds cultural significance in Alpine regions, is utilized in traditional folk medicine, and contributes to ecosystem stability and biodiversity in its natural habitat. This adaptable tree, well-suited to cold alpine climates, plays a vital role in mountainous e

General Information: Keep away from heat and sunlight. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes.