Balsam Fir has analgesic qualities, making it useful for relief of muscular aches/pains and rheumatic discomfort in massage oils, lotions and salves. Also recommended for anxiety and stress in natural perfumes, lotions or diffused in the air. Antiseptic and expectorant qualities make it useful for both upper and lower respiratory infections (both preventative and during active illness) Great in steams and diffusion into the air.
Latin Name: Abies balsamea
Country of Origin: Canada
Extraction Method: Steam distilled twigs and needles
Middle note with a fresh, balsamic, woody, piney aroma.
Skin sensitization possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used externally through inhalation and topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified amount of time. Keep away from children and pets.
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