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Name: Fir Balsam (Wild)

Botanical Name: Abies balsamea

Main Constituents: a,ß-pinene: 45.77%, l-bornyl acetate: 3.63%

Origin: Canada

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.

Flashpoint: 43°C

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.