Maritime Pine Essential Oil
Maritime pine is a medium-size tree with small seeds with large wings with the longest and most robust needles.
- Botanical Family: Pinaceae
- Part of Plant Used: Needles
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: There are numerous species of Pine: Maritime Pine, Black Pine, Norway Pine, Scots Pine, Pinon Pine, and White Pine.
- Chemistry: Maritime Pine is comprised of monoterpenes (α-pinene, camphene, β-pinene, myrcene), sesquiterpenes (β-caryophyllene), and esters (bornyl acetate).
- Respiratory: strong affinity with the respiratory system, supports allergy relief
- Nervous System: uplifting and relaxing for nervous tension, negative moods and emotional states
- Energetics: refreshing and cleansing helping to open the pathways to invoke deep breathing
- Spiritual: supports the Root, Heart, and Third Eye Chakras focused on survival, love, perspective, and introspection
- Scent Profile: Top note that is balsamic, woodsy, and piney
- Longevity: The aroma of Maritime Pine can last up to 100 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Woody
- Blends well with: Balsam Fir, Black Spruce, Cedarwood, Douglas Fir, Eucalyptus Radiata, Frankincense, Himalayan Cedarwood, Inula, Leather, Lemon, Pinon Pine, Sandalwood, Scots Pine, Silver Fir, Vetiver
- Skin sensitization if oxidized.
Products Using Maritime Pine Essential Oil
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.