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Pinus Sylvestris

Scots Pine

Known as Scots pine, is a species of pine tree native to Europe and Asia. It is a coniferous evergreen tree and typically has a straight trunk, orange-brown bark that becomes scaly with age, and long, slender needles grouped in pairs. 
Pinus Sylvestris


Scots pine, Scotch pine, Baltic pine, or European red pine


Pine family


Scots pine is a decongestant, expectorant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and aromatic.


Scots Pine has many benefits including respiratory support, anti-inflammatory properties, and antimicrobial effects.


    Pinus sylvestris(Scots pine)has many medical benefits and traditional uses for respiratory health specifically helping with issues such as coughs and congestion. It also has anti-inflammatory effects andcan support joint health and aromatherapy benefits that can help with stress reduction. Scots pine has antimicrobial properties that come from its needles to treat both antibacterial and antifungal ailments.


    Scots pine is used in many medicinal applications and is most utilized in teas and infusions for its potential respiratory benefits. The pine oil from Scots pine’s needles can be used in aromatherapy where its invigorating scent can help with stress reduction and alleviate fatigue. While used medicinally, Scots pine is commonly used in construction, furniture making, and as a raw material for pulp and paper production.


    Pinus sylvestris(Scots pine)has a rich history spanning centuries. Native to Europe and Asia, it has been a significant tree in various cultures and ecosystems. Historically, Scots pine played a crucial role in timber production providing wood for construction and naval purposes. It has also been a symbol in folklore and traditions representing endurance and resilience. Additionally, the adaptability of Scots pine has led to its widespread cultivation for afforestation and landscaping projects.

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