More About Our Balsam Fir Essential Oil
Size: 5 ml OR 30 ml violet glass bottle
Distillation: Steam distilled from wild needles
Botanical name: Abies balsamea
Homeopathic Properties of Balsam Fir Essential Oil
- Kidney Tonic
Internal–oral (at homeopathic doses), inhalation, diffusion
External–massage, compress, bath, skin application
Observations and Anecdotal Information
Balsam fir is the classic American Christmas tree. It thrives in cold climates, from northeastern Canada south to the Appalachian Mountains and west to Minnesota. Its wonderful aroma is synonymous with Christmas for many north Americans.
It is a powerful immune stimulant, helpful for all kinds of respiratory ailments including coughs, colds, flu, bronchitis, sinus and respiratory infections. It stimulates lymphatic drainage.
Used topically, it can heal cuts, burns, wounds and hemorrhoids. It is used traditionally as a hair and scalp stimulant, for regenerating hair follicles.
Balsam fir essential oil makes a fine massage oil, helping to relieve the pain of arthritis, backache, muscle and sports injuries.
Energetically, it is expanding, and helps us see through limitation and illusion. Its widespread use as a Christmas tree suggests it ability to impart peace and serenity, and raise the consciousness, gently awakening the higher values that we associate with Christmas and the Winter Solstice.
- Generally recognized as safe at normal dosages.
- Avoid using balsam fir essential oil with infants.
None of our products are recognized or approved by the FDA. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. This information is anecdotal, and is provided for educational purposes only. It is not meant to be taken as medical advice. See a health care professional for medical advice.