Fir Balsam Essential Oil
- 100% Essential Oil
- Abies balsamea
- sap from twigs and bark resins, steam distilled
Blends well with: Pine, Cedarwood, Benzoin, Lavender, Spruce and Rosemary.
Aroma: Fir balsam has a crisp, clean Christmas tree aroma that is uplifting, warming and calming.
History: Reported to be an anodyne, antiseptic, diaphoretic, diuretic, masticatory, and vulnerary, fir balsam is a folk remedy for bronchitis, burns, cancer, catarrh, colds, consumption, cough, dysentery, earache, gleet, gonorrhea, heart ailments, leucorrhea, paralysis, rheumatism, scurvy, sores, ulcers, urogenital ailments, warts, and wounds.
Common Uses: Fir Balsam essential oil is often used to combat the symptoms of colds - including sore muscles and chest congestion. Antiseptic, antidepressant, stimulant, mucolytic, expectorant, mild diuretic, anti-inflammatory.Colour: Colourless to pale yellow
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Cautions: Fir balsam is reported to produce dermatitis when applied as a perfume in concentrated form. Use well diluted.
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. Never use undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body.