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Song Zhen - White Pine, 5ml
Steam distilled White Pine Needle - 5ml
Our Song Zhen Essential oil with its true and fresh pine resin aroma is steam distilled from pine needles. Song Jie or pine node is the part of the tree more commonly referred to in traditional Chinese materia medicas. Pine needle essential oil, when applied topically, shares the nodes traditional benefit to ease painful Bi syndromes. As aroma therapy, especially when diffused, the needle brings the added benefit of its Lung /Kidney affinity, helping to descend the Lung Qi to the Kidneys. The bitter quality of its aroma descends and anchors while its sharpness clears the respiratory passages.
Practitioners may consider creating a liniment of Pine together with Du Huo and Dang Gui essential oils for fixed, deep pain in the joints or combining Pine with Ru Xiang and Jiang Xiang for pain from traumatic injuries.
Pine is considered to have disinfectant properties and may be diffused as an aid for upper respiratory infections.
TCM category: Dispelling wind damp and relieving pain
Dilution: 8% to 10%
Major known chemical constituents: Monoterpenes (pinene ~60-70%)