Balsam Fir (abies balsamea) is also known as Canadian Balsam. Balsam Fir Essential Oil has a scent reminiscent of the Christmas tree and is said to enhance a feeling of harmony and goodwill. It has the balancing effect of feeling grounded and uplifted at the same time, increasing intuition and shifting emotional blocks, with a toning effect on the nervous system.
The essential oil has antispasmodic properties that can soothe sore muscles and joints when used in a liniment and makes an effective massage oil for the lower back. For skin care, Balsam Fir Essential Oil has a drying effect on oily and acne-prone skin.
Aroma: Clean, bright and crisp scent of fresh fir needles
Main Constituents: α,β-pinene 45.77%, l-bornyl acetate 3.63%
Plant Part: Needles
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
For external use only. Essential oils are very highly concentrated and potent. Dilute properly before use. Some oils may cause skin irritation. It is recommended to perform a patch test before use.
Avoid contact with mucus membranes and eyes. If any essential oils have contacted your eye, wash out with a vegetable oil such as olive oil, not water.
Keep out of reach of children, the elderly, and pets. If pregnant, suffering from any medical condition, or taking medication, consult a health care practitioner before use.
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