Fir Needle, Siberian, Wildcrafted
Pure Therapeutic Siberian Fir Needle essential oil, Wildcrafted
Extraction method / Source
Steam Distilled / Twigs and needles
Fresh, sweet, green, balsamic, coniferous
Beta-pinene, bornyl acetate, alpha-pinene, camphene
Botanical family: Pinaceae Siberian fir trees grow to 100 feet tall, and produce needles which are light green, soft, flattened, and strongly aromatic. The trees live on moist soils in the cold boreal climate at elevations of 2000–2500 feet. They are very shade-tolerant and frost-resistant. Siberian fir is grown for use in construction and furniture making, The needles are distilled for their exquisite essential oil, which is used in aromatherapy and perfume making.
Regions of Production
Plants indigenous to the area are harvested from the wild, away from chemical fertilizers and pesticides.
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.
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
Siberian Fir essential oil may cause skin sensitization if the oil has oxidized.
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History / Fun Facts
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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