Fir Needle Canadian - Abies balsamea

Fresh spicy scent. A few drops will remind you of fir forests. Will refresh the aroma of a Christmas tree. 

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County of Origin Canada
Therapeutic Properties Analgesic, anti-anxiety, anti-inflammatory, anti-septic, anti-spasmodic
Botanical Family PInaceae
Chemical Family Monoterpenes
Approx. Shelf Life 4 years
Plant Parts Needles, Branches
Note Classification Top | Middle
Method of Extraction Steam Distilled

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History: Used by Native Americans to speed childbirth and ease nipple soreness in lactating women. The Ojibwas drank a warm liquid from the sap to treat gonorrhea. The resin was used as a protective covering on burned skin and sores. Used in sweat lodges.

Characteristics: A middle note of strong aroma, Fir Balsam Essential Oil has the crisp, clean scent of newly-cut Christmas trees.

Clinical Studies:

Indications: Used for burns, wounds, bronchitis, coughs, sore throat, sinusitis, catarrh, shortness of breath, asthma, arthritis, hemorrhoids, colds, fever, chills, flu, intestinal parasites. Used to purify, remove lymphatic deposits from the body, calm, and open sinuses.

Personality Profile:

Subtle Aromatherapy:

Mode of Administration: Aftershave, aroma lamp, bath, cologne, diffusor, inhaler, light bulb ring, liquid candles, massage, mist spray, perfume, steam inhalation.

Safety: Nontoxic, possible skin irritant. Contraindicated for asthma and whooping cough because it increases bronchial spasms

 

References:
Battaglia, S.  The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy; Third Edition The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Australia, 2017
Tisserand R. Young R.  Essential Oil Safety, second edition.  Churchhill Livingstone, UK, 2013
Sheppard-Hanger S. The Aromatherapy Practitioner Reference Manual.  Atlantic Institute of Aromatherapy, USA, 2000
Caddy R. Essential Oils in Colour.  Amberwood Publishing, UK, 2005
Lawless J. The encyclopaedia of Essential Oils.  Element Books Limited, GB, 1992
Caddy R. the Essential Blending Guide.  Amberwood Publishing, UK, 2007
Weaver W.W. Sauer’s Herbal Cures.  Routledge, UK, 2001
World Wide Web Encyclopedia Britannica. USA, 2014
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Safety Considerations:
        Do not take essential oils internally.
        Do not apply to eyes, sensitive areas or mucous membranes.
        Do not apply undiluted to skin (for directions on proper dilution refer to an aromatherapy text).
        The information on this website is not intended to diagnose or prescribe.
        Pregnant women, nursing mothers and children should not use essential oils without first consulting a healthcare provider.
        The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the FDA.
        You should not use this information for treating a health problem or disease or to make a self-diagnosis.
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All information, content and product descriptions contained within this site is for reference purposes and is not intended to substitute advice given by a pharmacist, physician, or other licensed health-care professional. You should not use this information for treating a health problem or disease or to make a self-diagnosis.  
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