Pine Oil is an essential oil obtained by the steam distillation of needles, twigs and cones from a variety of species of pine. It is used in aromatherapy, as a scent in bath oils, as a cleaning product, and as a lubricant in small and expensive clockwork instruments. It is naturally deodorizing, and antibacterial. It is also used as an effective organic herbicide where its action is to modify the waxy cuticle of plants, resulting in desiccation.
Pine Oil 22 to 30 disinfectants are widely available. They are effective against gram-negative enteric bacteria, Household germs such as those causing salmonellosis, intestinal bacteria, odor-causing bacteria.It is not effective against spread related illness such as tetanus or anthrax or against non-enveloped viruses such as poliovirus, hepatitis B. Pine oil has relatively low human toxicity level, a low corrosion level & limited persistence.