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Pinus pinaster is an evergreen Tree growing to aboiut 65 feet by 23 feet. It is also a really fast grower. The flowers are monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant) and are pollinated by Wind. The plant is not self-fertile. Maritime Pine tree is also known as Sea Pine. It is found growing in the Mediterranean coastal areas in Europe. In North Africa it is found in Malta, Monaco, Morocco, Algeria, and the Atlas mountains of Northwest Africa, and has been introduced to those areas of South Africa with a Mediterranean climate.
Energetic, Spiritual, and Emotional Qualities of Terebinth
Pine Essential Oils in general are wonderful supporters of the respiratory system and are grounding. This is also true for Maritime Pine Essential OIl. However, Terebinth essential oil adds a different energetic and chemical aspect to that of which we find in most other pine essential oils. Pine oils are usually distilled from the needles of the pine tree. Terebinth is distilled from the resin and therefore has the energetics to help heal ole emotional trauma.
Pine trees are strong trees - majestic in size. Energetically they are extremely grounding and also assist us in reaching for the sky. The interesting energetic quality that maritime pine possesses is that this oil can help us to remember how to go with the flow in life. Maritime Pine grows near the water’s edge in coastal regions on the Mediterranean so this essential oil can assist us to stay balanced in the ebb and flow of life just as this pine tree does by the sea.