It has antiseptic, diuretic, expectorant, antikatarroikes , antioxidant and tonifying properties.
The essential oil of the pine is obtained by distillation from its pine needles. Contains pinene, karen, limonene and boronyl acetate. It is an ideal essential oil in case of cold, flu, rheumatism, cough and sinusitis.
The characteristic smell of pine is due to pinene. It also contains borneol, an ingredient that exhibits both anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic effects. Borneol has a menthol-like aroma and is used as a sedative. Borneol can help relieve pain because of its anti-inflammatory properties without causing depression. Pine has antiseptic, diuretic, expectorant, anti-catarrhal, antioxidant and tonic properties.