Every part of the mugo pine, Pinus sarentensis, grown in the Val Sarentino/Sarntal is used, from wood chips, the needles to the cones.
The Eschgfeller distillery in the Val Sarentino/Sarntal valley has been run by the family of the same name for over forty years. In accordance with rural tradition the pure oil obtained from the needles of the Mugo pine tree is distilled, though any parts of the plant yielding oil are also used. The process can be observed during a visit to the distillery and its beneficial effects experienced in the Alpine Wellbeing Centre with massages, baths and treatments. Guests can enjoy being pampered in the small and charming bed and breakfast guest house close to the distillery, also run by the Eschgfeller family.
Bergila is a family business specialised in producing oil and herbal products, located likewise in the Val Pusteria at Falzes/Pfalzen. Here mugo pine oil is distilled at a purity level of 100% and visitors are welcomed at distillery. Bergalia products can be purchased on the spot or ordered online. Other products include ointments, brandies, tinctures, infusions, natural cosmetics, to name but a few.
It has a purifying effect. The oil cures coughs and colds, bruises, sprains, pulled muscles.
How it is used
Baths, wrapped in a sheet and covered in warm mugo pine chips. Massages with balsamic oil. Compresses and peelings. Products of the Trehs cosmetic range with flour and 100% pure biological essential oil.
Where it is used
- Hotel Bad Schörgau at Sarentino/Sarnthein, in the Sarentino/Sarntal valley
- Tauber’s Bio & Vitalhotel at Chienes/ Kiens in the Val Pusteria/Pustertal
- Hotel Tann at Collalbo/Renon
- Aktiv & Vitalhotel Taubers Unterwirt at Velturno/Feldthurns
- Feldmilla Designhotel at Campo Tures/Sand in Taufers
- Romantik Hotel Turm at Fiè allo Sciliar/Völs am Schlern
- Posthotel Lamm at Castelrotto/Kastelruth
- Alphotel Tyrol at Racine/Ratschings
- Seehotel at Resia/Reschen
- Hotel Schennerhof at Scena/Schenna
- Hotel & wellness Arkadia at Corvara
- Hotel & wellness Rosalpina at Bressanone/Brixen
- Theiner's Garten Bio & Vitalhotel at Gargazzone/Gargazon
- Vigilius Mountain Resort at Monte San Vigilio (Lana)/Vigiljoch
- Romantik Hotel Santer at Dobbiaco/Toblach