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Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea) – Essential Oil


SKU: 15225

The Maya, Aztec and Inca civilizations used the balsam of this tree to treat wounds and ease the symptoms of rheumatism, asthma and colds. Peruvians have used the balsam to reduce coughs, remedy bronchitis and reduce fevers; while in India it has been used to stop bleeding, remove worm, and as a diuretic.

Balsam Fir essential oil is a fresh, woodsy, balsamic essential oil that embraces the aroma of Christmas. Along with providing support for healthy lungs, Balsam Fir essential oil can also help reduce unwanted muscle spasms and manage minor pain and inflammation. Overall its medicinal properties are known to fight infections, treat skin conditions and reduce symptoms of cold, flu and bronchitis.

Balsam Fir essential oil is used as a fixative and base note in soaps and many body care products. The viscosity of Balsam essential oil is very thick and resinous and has a balsamic, sweet vanilla-like undertone.

Blends well with: Black Pepper, Ginger, Jasmine and Ylang Ylang

How to use:

  • Add a few drops to a diffuser to clear the air and breathe easier.
  • Try adding a few drops of the oil into a bowl of steaming water, cover your head with a towel and breathe in deeply.
  • Add a few drops to a carrier oil and use topically for scabies, eczema, and rashes or other skin problems.

Cautions & contraindications: 

This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease or illness. Please consult your healthcare provider prior to the use of this product if you are pregnant, nursing, taking medications or have a medical condition. Individual results may vary.


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