Black spruce essential oil
Botanical name: Picea mariana
Botanical family: Pinaceae
Plant part: Needles
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 properties mentioned by Worwood are: antibacterial, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, expectorant.Worwood, V. A. (2016). In The Complete Book of Essential Oils and aromatherapy. Over 800 natural, nontoxic, and fragrant recipes to create health, beauty, and safe home and Work Environments. story, New World Library.
Benefits: Clearing, revitalizing. Assists clarity and intuition.
“Spruce teaches us to walk our spiritual path with “practical feet,” helping us to manifest its gifts in ways that help us in our earthly life. It helps us think clearly, make wise choices, and effectively use our intuition. It promotes willpower and motivates us. It helps us to renew and rejuvenate our body, mind, heart, and sprit so that we can be fully present to embody the fruits of our spiritual practice in practical ways. “Keim, J., & Bull, R. (2016). In Aromatherapy anointing oils: Spiritual blessings, ceremonies & affirmations (p. 152). essay, Joni Keim & Ruah Bull.
Chakras: Third eye, Sacral
Safety and contraindications:
Skin sensitization if oxidizedTisserand, R., Young, R., & Williamson, E. M. (2014). Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals. Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier.
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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