Plant origin, natural properties, and common uses of Pine essential oil Pinus nigra

About it...

Botanical name: Pinus nigra

Family: Pinaceae


Harvested: Europe - Russia

Parts used: needles and pine cones

Extraction method: steam distillation

Major components of the oil: borneol, bornyl acetate, alpha and beta-phellandrene, alpha and beta-pinene (with figures)

... The list of specific substances in the plant and their activities


Traditional uses:

The major use of pine essential oil comes from its high content in phenolic disinfectants which are effective against many microbes present in the house.


This oil also has insecticidal and insect repellent properties.


It is listed as a biopesticide with the US Environmental Protection Agency.


Used for its properties in:

The Home Germs Formula


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