Scots Pine

Botanical Name Pinus sylvestris 
Botanical family Pinaceae 
Origin Greece, Bulgaria, France 
Method Complete distillation by steam distillation  
Plant part Needles 
Appearance fluid liquid 
Color pale yellow 
Odor fresh, resinous, odor of “fresh sawdust” 
Biochemical composition of the essential oil Monoterpenes (70–80%): alpha-pinene, beta-pinene, limonene
Esters (5–10%): bornyl acetate 
Monoterpene alcohols (2%): borneol 
Therapeutic properties  1. Pituitary-cortico-adrenal stimulant (cortisone-like)
2. Pituitary-testicular stimulant (sexual tonic)   
3. Neurotonic 
4. Hypertensive  
5. Lymphatic and ovarian decongestant  
6. Contact and atmospheric antiseptic  
Main therapeutic indications 1. Asthenia of all kinds, sudden feeling of exhaustion
2. Low sperm count  
3. Bronchial and ENT conditions  
4. All inflammatory and allergic conditions   
5. Polycystic uterine and ovarian congestion  
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