Balsam fir essential oil

Botanical name:  Abies Balsamea

Botanical family: Pinaceae

Plant part: Needles – twigs

Aroma: Balsamic, piney, resinous, woodsy

Evaporation note:  Middle – top

Extraction method: Steam distilled

Cultivation method: Organic

Country of origin: Canada

Main chemical families:  Esters, monoterpenes

Some of the benefits cited by S. Battaglia are: analgesic, antiseptic, deodorant, expectorant, stimulant.

Battaglia, S. (2018). In Complete Guide to Aromatherapy (Third, Vol. I, p. 300). essay, Black Pepper Creative.

Benefits: Energizing, revitalizing. Mental clarity.

“Energetic: hemlock, spruce and fir oils have been used in traditional spiritual health-sustaining practices. Folk wisdom indicated that these conifers and their oils conferred strength and resilience, clarity and purpose, and happiness;…”

Rhind, J. (2016). In Aromatherapeutic blending: Essential oils in synergy (p. 214). essay, Singing Dragon.

Chakras: Heart

Safety and contraindications: No known safety concerns. However, it can cause skin sensitization if oxidized.

Warning: Always dilute essential oils with a carrier oil before applying topically. Do not apply internally or ingest any essential oil. Keep away from children. Store in a cool place and away from direct light.

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