Fir Balsam, Wildcrafted
Pure Therapeutic Fir Balsam essential oil, Wildcrafted
Botanical name : Abies balsamea
Extraction method / Source : Steam Distilled / Twigs and needles
Aroma : Fresh, sweet, green, balsamic, coniferous
Note classification : Middle Odor Intensity : 2
Key constituents : Beta-pinene, bornyl acetate, alpha-pinene, camphene
Plant description : Botanical family : Pinaceae
Regions of Production : Canada
Growing Practices : Plants indigenous to the area are harvested from the wild, away from chemical fertilizers and pesticides.
Properties : Analgesic, antiseptic, expectorant, deodorant, rubifacient, stimulant (Battaglia, 2003) Please refer to the Glossary for terms which may be new to you.
Uses / Benefits : Helps relieve muscular and joint pain related to arthritis. Calming, helps relieve stress. Beneficial in the treatment of asthma, recommended for catarrhal (mucus producing) conditions of the respiratory tract. Also used for making natural perfumes.
Fragrant influences: Calming, mood uplifting, improves mental and spiritual clarity, promotes communication.
Modes of Administration : Topical : massage, compress, ointments and balms Inhalation: direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporizer
Blends well with : Cedarwood, Frankincense, Lemon, Lime, Orange, Rosemary
History / Fun Facts :
TIMELESS Essential Oils guarantees the purity and quality of all our therapeutic essential oils. Current Certificate of Analysis is available upon request.
Althea Press, Essential Oils : Natural Remedies, 2015. Althea Press, Berkeley, CA.
Battaglia, Salvatore, The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Second Edition, 2003. The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Brisbane, Australia.
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