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Fir, Siberian (Oleum abies siberica) Essential Oil

$9.00

Siberian Fir Essential Oil - Wildcrafted, unsprayed

(Oleum abies siberica)
Country of Origin – Russian
Steam distilled from the needles
Pure, undiluted, aromatherapeutic

10 mL and 15 ml size - with a safety dropper cap.

The crisp, clean, uplifting fragrance of a fresh fir tree - very special and this one is perfect for the holidays or any time you want a fresh outdoor natural scent wafting through your home. I really like to blend all three of our fir essential oils (which includes Balsam Fir and Silver Fir) and maybe even add in a Scots Pine for a really beautiful uplifting scent of Christmas. As a young child we would swim in a river that was surrounded by some sort of conifers, but the smell has stayed with me all these years and it brings those happy memories back immediately.

This particular oil consists mainly of the essential oil constituents of bornyl acetate (an ester) as well as α-pinene and β-pinene as well as other monoterpenes, which contribute to the very beneficial properties attributed to this oil. The current and historical literature, as well as research studies, give us reason to believe we can expect this particular essential oil (if pure and fresh - which ours is), to do the following:

 See our cautions tab for more information. This oil must be fresh as it oxidizes easily and is no longer therapeutic and can be an irritant. Using a classic aromatherapy text by Len and Shirley Price, "Aromatherapy for Health Professionals", as well as others, the following properties is attributed to this essential oil: 
  • Analgesic and especially soothing to sore tight muscles and rheumatic pain
  • Excellent for inflamed bronchials and bronchitis, coughs and colds
  • Especially good for respiratory issues and as a mucolytic and expectorant
  • Generally a great deodorant and especially good for refreshing the air
  • Disinfectant and good when used in soaps and perfumes
  • Native Americans used the tree gum for treating wounds
  • Antibacterial
  • Antifungal, especially against Candida albicans
  • Antiparasitic
  • Antispasmodic and possibly useful for asthma sufferers
  • Tonic and stimulating, uplifting and helpful for sadness and withdrawal
  • Salvatore Battaglia relates that it is good for anxiety and stress with a "grounding effect"
  • Kurt Schnaubelt tells us that the "needles are known for their decongestant effects in the respiratory tract."
  • Can relieve circulatory problems when applied to a specific location when properly diluted in a carrier oil
  • Specific research studies coming soon in our blog
  • Best if stored in a refrigerator