Douglas Fir Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Pseudotsuga menziesii
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Needles and twigs
Note Classification: Middle
Aroma: Crisp, fresh, green, uplifting
Largest Producing Countries: Canada and France
Traditional Use: Widely known for it’s disinfectant properties, it is also used as room freshener and fragrance in soaps.
Properties: Antiseptic, antifungal, antitussive, calmative, disinfectant, expectorant, nervine, pectoral, stomachic, tonic, vasodilator
Blends Well With: Cistus, fir oils, lavender, lemon, marjoram, pine, rosemary
Of Interest: It is the most common Christmas tree in the Western United Stated.
Safety Data: Avoid while pregnant. May cause skin irritation. Not for internal use.
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.