Balsam Fir oil is steam distilled from the needles of Balsam Fir trees. It has a distinctively woodsy aroma that conjures up the scent of the great outdoors as well as the winter holiday season. While Balsam Fir makes a wonderful addition to holiday blends, it also has many year-round uses. With an uplifting yet soothing effect, Balsam Fir is an excellent oil for calming muscles and joints after a long day or intense workout.
When diffused or applied topically to the chest, this oil can help support a healthy respiratory system. Additionally, Balsam Fir is cherished by many for its emotional balancing effects.
For muscle relief after a strenuous exercise, dilute to 2-5% in a carrier oil of your choice and massage into the affected areas. Alternatively, you can add a few drops to your favorite unscented lotion. For respiratory distress, diffuse Balsam Fir oil, apply diluted to your chest or add a few drops to a warm bath.
Botanical Name: Abies balsamea
Country of Origin: Canada
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Plant Part: Needles
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Distinctively woodsy
Blends Well With: Black Pepper, Cajeput, Cedarwood Atlantica, Citronella, Eucalyptus Globulus, Frankincense Serrata, Ginger Root CO2, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Lemon, Niaouli 1,8-Cineole, Peppermint Western US, Pine Scots, Rosemary 1,8-Cineole, Spruce, Tea Tree.
Cautions: None Known.