Mountain Rose Herbs

Spruce Essential Oil

Tsuga canadensis Origin: Canada

Spruce Essential Oil

Overview

Botanical Name

Tsuga canadensis

Common Method Of Extraction

Steam distilled

Parts Used

Needles

Note Classification

Middle

Aroma

Pleasing, fresh-balsamic, sweet-fruity

Traditional Use

Used in household cleaning products. Also utilized for muscle aches and pains.

Properties

Antimicrobial, antiseptic, astringent, diaphoretic, diuretic, expectorant, nervine, rubefacient, tonic

Blends Well With

Amyris, benzoin, cedarwood, clary sage, galbanum, lavender, oakmoss, pine, rosemary

Of Interest

The needles and essential oil have been added to the brewing process to make spruce beers.

Safety Data

Generally considered safe.

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.