Maritime Pine is also known as Sea Pine. It is found growing in the Mediterranean
costal area in Europe.
The essential oil is very effective for the flu and respiratory infections. It is
an expectorant and drying so its best not to use in the early stages of a respiratory
infection when the mucous is hard and the cough is painful. Best to be used when
there is an excess of mucous.
The interesting thing about Maritime Pine is that it has a higher ester content than
other pine essential oils. This adds to its analgesic effect as well as giving it