Pine Scotch | Latin Name: Pinus Sylvestris | Family: Coniferae | Extraction: Distillation | Plant Part: Needles
This Essential Oil is a colourless oil with a strong, dry, terpene-like aroma with green undertones.
The Scotch pine tree is known as the national tree of Scotland, can grow to a height of 130 feet and has needle-like leaves. The tree itself is often cultivated for its wood, tar, pitch, turpentine, and as a Christmas tree. Native to Eurasia and cultivated in the USA, Europe, Russia and Scandinavia. Like the fir tree, there are numerous species which yield an essential oil from their heartwood as well as from the twigs and needles.