Balsam Fir Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Abies balsamea
Country of Origin: Canada
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Plant Part: Wood
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.
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.
The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.