Botanical Name: Abies balsamea
Of Interest: Silver fir was the first species used for the Christmas tree, but has since been replaced by Douglas and Noble firs.
Benefits: Its overall action is considered stimulating, and can be used to bring alertness to the mind, or diluted and applied topically to the adrenal areas or the body in general it may help general fatigue. Fir needle has mainly been used for respiratory complaints such as coughs and bronchitis, and as a disinfectant. It can be used to support arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, burns, colds, cough, cuts, flu, hemorrhoids, muscle aches and pains, rheumatism, sinusitis, sore throat, wounds. Fir needle can be added to a massage oil or cream for sore muscles.
Parts Used: Needles
Color: Clear with a tinge of yellow
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Aroma Strength: Medium
Blends Well With: Benzoin, citrus, lavender, lemon, marjoram, orange, pine, rosemary
Safety Data: May cause skin irritation. Use well diluted.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.