Balsam Fir is the authentic aroma of a Christmas tree. It diffuses beautifully and also works nicely in lotion for sore muscles or joints. Try using it in a natural counter spray for its antibacterial properties.
Botanical Family: Pinaceae
Plant Part: Needles and Twigs
Chemical Family: Monoterpenes, Esters
Aroma: Coniferous, Dry and Balsamic
Max Dermal Use: None Suggested
Safety Concerns: None Suggested
SAFETY: For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. If the oil is past it’s “use by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value.
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We are passionate about aromatherapy and all things healthy and natural. We also believe strongly in the safe use of essential oils. To learn more about blending safely, we have a learning section devoted just to this issue: Drops & Dilutions.
Safety recommendations are based on Essential Oil Safety, 2nd Edition, Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, 2014.
- Latin Name:
- Abies balsamea
- At a Glance:
- The ideal Christmas tree aroma with decongestive and pain relieving benefits.
- Wildcrafted (Eco-Cert Certified), Canada
- analgesic, antispasmodic, mucolytic, antibacterial
- b-pinene (35.18%), a-pinene (17.48%), d3-carene (9.29%), limonene (8.84%), b-phellandrene (7.10%), bornyl acetate (6.85%), camphene (4.63%), b-myrcene (1.80%)
- Steam Distilled:
- November 2015
- Shelf Life:
- 2-3 Years