Siberian Fir Essential Oil (Abies sibirica)

The Siberian fir tree is a tall, light in color, conifer tree native to Russia and Canada. It has a refreshing, woody scent that is known for its calming and relaxing properties. Siberian Fir has a unique chemical composition that is predominately bornyl acetate, which provides a majority of the easing benefits of this essential oil. Siberian Fir can be very soothing to the skin, making it an ideal essential oil to add to a comforting massage. When diffused, Siberian Fir can help promote feelings of easy breathing, while calming the emotions and providing a grounding effect.

PRIMARY BENEFITS

  • Helps balance emotions and soothe anxious feelings
  • Diffuse for a relaxing aroma
  • Provides a soothing effect when used in massage
  • Soothe minor skin irritations by applying Siberian Fir

USES

  • After strenuous activity, massage into skin for soothing comfort.
  • When working through difficult circumstances at home, work, or school, diffuse Siberian Fir to help reduce stress.
  • Apply topically to skin to help soothe minor skin irritations.
  • Inhale deeply and experience the refreshing aroma.

AROMATIC DESCRIPTION

Green, woody, fresh

APPLICATION METHOD

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Adults

A – Aromatically T – Topically I – Internally

Children/Sensitive

A – Aromatically T – Topically I – Internally

Pregnant

A – Aromatically T – Topically I – Internally

EXTRACTION METHOD

Steam Distillation

PLANT PART

Needle/Twig

PRIMARY CHEMICAL COMPOSITION

Bornyl acetate

PRECAUTIONS

Not all essential oils are created equal. Extraction method is critical to know. Consequently, not all Siberian Fir essential oil can be safely used as suggested here. Possible skin sensitivity. Always test for skin sensitivity prior to widespread use and use on the feet when possible. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Always know the essential oil brand and test carefully. Read all labels and supplemental facts. Never use any essential oil in a way not recommended by its producer.

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