Silver Fir Needle Essential Oil
Botanical binomial: Abies alba
Other names: Anedda, White Fir, European Silver Fir, White Spruce
Country of Origin: Bulgaria
Part of plant used in production: Needle
Methods of production: Steam Distillation
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Characteristics: A woody, earthy, more pine-like aroma. Slightly reminiscent of pencil shavings with peppery and dry camphoraceous notes. A bright, clean fresh scent. Colourless to slightly yellow mobile liquid.
Properties: Antiseptic, antibacterial, analgesic and anti-inflammatory
Uses: Silver Fir is a notable essential oil in aromatherapy for its unique ability to both stabilize and energize the senses. A popular ingredient in the formulation of bath balms, soaps, creams and oils dedicated to the relief of inflammation and muscle aches. Commonly used in tradition remedies in supporting respiratory health. Silver Fir is a good choice to include in blends intended for bronchitis, colds and the flu. Ideal addition in the formulation of fougere perfumes.
Blends well with: bergamot, vanilla, cypress, cedars, lavender, lemongrass, marjoram sweet, peppermint, rosemary, sandalwood, spearmint and most citrus oils.
Safety: Dilute with carrier oil. For external use only.