Fir Needle Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Abies balsamea
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled.
Parts Used: Needles.
Note Classification: Middle.
Aroma: Fresh, green, soft balsamic.
Largest Producing Countries: Bulgaria, France, and Germany
Traditional Use: Fir needles are known for their disinfecting properties..
Properties: Analgesic, antiseptic, antitussive, astringent, deodorant, expectorant, rubefacient, stimulant, tonic
Benefits: Burns, colds, cough, cuts, muscle aches and pains, sore throat, wounds. Fir needle oil can be added to many homemade cleaners and disinfectants.
Blends Well With: Benzoin, cistus, lavender, lemon, marjoram, orange, pine, rosemary
Of Interest: Silver fir was the first species used for the Christmas tree, but has since been replaced by Douglas and Noble firs.
Safety Data: May cause skin irritation.
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier).