Pine oil – is very useful. Today I will tell you how to prepare pine essential oil at home.
1. Preparation of pine oil from the needles
Cut net pine needles into a clean ceramic container and fill it with water up to the top. Close and give it brew for a few weeks or months. After this time, on the surface of the water, foggy foam should appear - this is oil.
Then take a piece of cotton and gently absorb the oil from the surface of the water, and then squeeze it into the container. This is a delicate but quite tedious and you may get very little oil in this case. The resulting pine oil should be stored in small glass jars, tightly closed.
2. How to get pine oils of wood?
To extract oil from fragrant wood, such as pine, cedar or others you need to crush the wood chips, and then do the same as in the case of needles.
Cedar oil is used to treat skin: acne, cellulite, oily skin; to restore the circulation; to treat cold. Cedar oil also is an excellent antiseptic, so it can be used as a cleaner and disinfectant. Among other things cedar oil relieves and soothes the nervous excitement. Learn more about how to use pine oil.
Juniper oil is used to flavor some types of gin. It, as well as pine oil is considered a good antiseptic. Juniper oil is indicated in arthritis, constipation, dermatitis, diarrhea, eczema, gastroenteritis, gout, for muscular pain, lung disease, rheumatoid arthritis, varicose veins. This is a wonderful remedy for depression, seasonal weakness and mental fatigue. Juniper oil is not recommended during pregnancy.
Of cypress at home fragrant essential oil can be made, which is used in herbal medicine to treat various ailments (such as hemorrhoids, varicose veins or oily skin massage on the skin or added to a warm bath). Cypress oil can be used as a deodorant.
Pine oil obtained from the needles, cones and twigs of Scots pine has antiseptic properties and can be used for making soap. Pine oil also helps to treat respiratory diseases or for massage to stimulate circulatory. In some people, excessive use can cause skin irritation.
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