Fir Needle Oil

fir Abies alba

Fir Needle oil.....

Botanical Name - Abies alba

Common Method Of Extraction - Steam distilled

Parts Used - Needles

Aroma - Sweet, soft-balsamic, pine-like scent

Largest Producing Countries - Canada and USA

Pines Trees in a Valley, Yukon Territory, Canada
Pines Trees in a Valley, Yukon Territory, Canada

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Traditional Use - This oil is used in certain ointments and creams as an antiseptic and treatment for hemorrhoids. It’s used in dentistry as an ingredient in root canal sealers. It’s also used as a fixative or fragrance component in soaps, detergents, cosmetics, and perfumes.

Properties - antiseptic (genito-urinary, pulmonary), antitussive, astringent, cicatrizant, diuretic, expectorant, purgative, regulatory, sedative (nerve), tonic, vulnerary.

Benefits - burns, cuts, hemorrhoids, wounds, asthma, bronchitis, catarrh, chronic coughs, sore throat, cystitis, gnito-urinary infections, depression, nervous tension, stress related conditions

Blends Well With - pine, cedarwood, cypress, sandalwood, juniper, Benzoin, and other balsams

Safety DataFir needle oil is generally non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing. Some reactions have occurred in individuals who used the oil without adequate dilution. It’s a purgative and may cause nausea in large doses.

Banff Springs Hotel, Dusk, Banff National Park, Canada
Banff Springs Hotel, Dusk, Banff National Park, Canada

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