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Pine Essential Oil Uses

We all associate any pine oil with cleaning. However, there is so much more that you can do with the pine oils.

This article is about Pine essential oil (Pinus nigra) and Pine Needles oil (Pinus sylvestris). Pine has a stronger pine scent to it than Pine Needles (Scots Pine) oil but the uses and properties are the same. So choose which one you want by how strong a scent you want.

Combines Well With

Cedarwood, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Sage, Lavender, Juniper Berry, Lemon, Eucalyptus citriodora, Eucalyptus radiata, Eucalyptus globulus, Marjoram, Bergamot, Cypress, Frankincense

Ways to Use It

  • Can be an irritant to sensitive skin. If you want to use topically, patch test first
  • Great for household cleaning.
  • It's great to use in compresses and massage after overexertion from a workout


Here are a few recipes involving Pine Needles or Pine oil. To check for more, you can click on Pine Needles or Pine in the tagged section at the end of the article. That will show you all articles mentioning it. *Please note: With any recipe's involving bath or massage blends, always test on a small part of your skin first before using all over your body. Please be sure your skin can handle the blend before being covered in it.

Insect Repellent

To deter insects, spray the mist on the exposed areas of the body before going outdoors. Rub Jojoba oil into the skin prior to spraying the formula. Spray a minimal amount. Avoid misting on the face. Instead, apply the following formula to the face.

 Energize Me!

Add to your diffuser.

Take a deep Breath

Use in your diffuser or vaporizer.

Rejuvenating Foot Bath

Fill a basin with warm/hot water and add formula. Soak feet for at least 15 minutes.

Last of All

Now you can see there is more uses for Pine Needles and Pine oils than just for cleaning. There are lots of great things you can use this oil for. How do you like to use it? Let us know. We would love to hear! Just put it in the comment section down below.

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