Name: Fir Balsam (Wild)
Botanical Name: Abies balsamea
Main Constituents: a,ß-pinene: 45.77%, l-bornyl acetate: 3.63%
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Part of Plant: Needles
Description & Colour: Colourless to pale yellow liquid, thin to medium consistency
Aromatic Summary: A fresh, crisp scent with a strong middle note.
Storage: Transfer out of any metal and shipping containers (used for safe shipping), keep in dark glass container
Safety Notes: For external use only; dilute before use. May cause skin irritations, a skin test is recommended prior to use, avoid contact with eyes
Usage: Commonly used for air fresheners and household cleaners (antiseptic, astringent), soapmaking, diffuser (small amount), aromatherapy (massage, mists, sprays, steam inhalation). Used for Respiratory ailments (asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, sore throat), Skin care (burns, cuts, wounds), depression, nervous tension, stress-related conditions
Blends well with: Pine, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Clarysage, Benzoin, Lavender, Lemon, Sandalwood, Spruce and Rosemary.
The Fir tree can grow up to 40-80 ft and is native to Eastern and Central Canada. The needles are about ¾ to 1 ¼ inches long with white stripes on the underside of the needle. The Fir tree can be both beneficial to humans and animals alike, as it provides food, shelter and protection.
This information is for education purposes only and in no way is meant to serve as medical or professional advice. We are not responsible for any products made using these oils or the outcome of any application thereof. As always we recommend testing all products.