Spruce Black - Picea mariana

Black spruce is great for mental fatigue and burnout.  Also is effective for asthma, bronchitis, colds, flu, coughs and respiratory weakness.  This oil helps us find the inner strength when facing challenging situations and is also useful for muscular aches and pains.

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County of Origin Canada
Botanical Family pinaceae
Therapeutic Properties Antimicrobial (Clinical studies) and in aromatherapy commonly used and antimicrobial, antiseptic, antitussive, astringent, diaphoretic, diuretic, expectorant, nervine, rubefacient and tonic.
Chemical Family Monoterpene, Ester
Approx. Shelf Life 4 years
Plant Parts Needles
Note Classification Top
Method of Extraction Steam Distilled
Blends well with Black pepper, spike lavender, ginger, rosemary, pine, grapefruit and lemon.

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History: In the nineteenth century, North American colonists made spruce beer to use as an antiscorbutic.  Captain James Cook used the beer to preserve the health of his crew and to prevent scurry.

Characteristics: Pale yellow to colorless with a pleasant balsamic odor.

Clinical Studies: An in vivo study found that a treatment with black spruce oil enhanced memory function in rats.

Indications: Musculoskeletal systems  -  relief of muscular aches, poor circulation and rheumatism. Psychological -  mental fatigue and burnout.  Respiratory - very effective for asthma, bronchitis, cold, flu, coughs and respiratory weakness.           

Subtle Aromatherapy: Spruce supports intuition and teaches us about compassion for ourselves and others.  It will allow us to feel compassion despite our mistakes and fears.

Mode of Administration: Bath, diffusor, disinfectant, inhaler, massage, mist spray, and steam inhalation.

Safety: Spruce essential oil has a GRAS status.  Overall it is a safe and non-toxic oil however old or oxidized oils should not be use as skin sensitization can occur.

 

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
Photos attribution – istock Photos
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        You should not use this information for treating a health problem or disease or to make a self-diagnosis.
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