The refreshing scent of pine is known to us all, quite popularly used in the form of air fresheners or fragrances in other cleaning products. This is not only due to its fresh and aromatic fragrance but also because of its antibacterial and cleansing properties that can kill household germs. Extracted from the needles of the Pine tree, the aroma of pine oil is also used in aromatherapy to energize the mind and body and to reduce stress.
Other benefits of pine oil include its anti-inflammatory properties that relieve muscle pain, and its expectorant properties that aid in faster recovery from colds and congestion. Pine oil has high levels of phenols, which fight germs and protect from disease. They also help to cleanse the skin and help in the case of eczema, acne and even boils. Pine oil’s antioxidant properties can slow cellular degeneration and delay the effects of ageing. Using pine oil for hair can treat dandruff and an itchy scalp. See how a bottle of pine oil can help you at home in the infographic below.
Get in-depth about a tonne of other benefits of pine oil and the homemade recipes to use this essential oil for your beauty, health and mood. Pine oil is used in aromatherapy to uplift mood and reduce stress. Use it along with these natural tips to stay stressfree and manage the stress better. Apart from using pine oil for beauty benefits for the skin, use these foods that keep you young and help you delay the signs of ageing.