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Black Spruce Essential Oil

  • Picea mariana
  • Origin: Canada
Black Spruce Essential Oil


Common Name

Black Spruce

Botanical Name

Picea mariana


Canadian black ‘pine’, Picea nigra

Parts Used

Needles and Twigs

Extraction Method

Steam distilled

Note Classification

Top to Middle


Fresh, pine-like with balsamic top notes, and a slightly sweet undertone. Black Spruce oil has a sweeter aroma when compared to other needle oils.


Black spruce essential oil has a fresh aroma and is often added to homemade cleaning products both as a fragrance and active ingredient.

It is utilized in aromatherapy for its opening and soothing attributes when added to a massage oil or inhalation/diffuser blend.


1/2 oz. and 1 oz. essential oils are packaged in amber glass bottles with drop reducers for easy application. Larger sizes are packaged in amber screw cap bottles and do not come with reducers or droppers.


Ester rich, Bornyl acetate, beta-pinene, alpha-pinene, camphene

Blends Well With

Amyris, benzoin, cedarwood, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, galbanum, lavender, lemon, oakmoss, palo santo, petitgrain, pine, rose, rosemary

Herbal Miscellany

Native to the boreal forests of North America, Black Spruce is an evergreen coniferous tree that is cultivated for use as a pulp wood.

Other Spruce oils on the market: Hemlock Spruce (Tsuga Canadensis), Norway Spruce (Picea abies), Red Spruce (Picea rubens), White Spruce (Picea glauca)


Oil Specific: None known. Oxidized oil should be avoided and may cause skin irritation.
General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. 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.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.