Thursday, September 1, 2011

Fir needle essential oil

Fir Needle essential oil, abies siberica, is steam distilled from the needles of the Fir tree. It has a fresh, soft balsamic and invigorating forest like scent - the scent of an evergreen forest. Fir needle essential oil soothes muscle and rheumatic pain and increases poor circulation when used in massage oils, linements or baths. Use it in a salve or other skin preparation as an antiseptic for skin infection. Do not use fir needle on deep or puncture type wounds. Fir is good to treat asthma, but only use in between attacks as a preventative.
Fir needle essential oil, abies siberica, blends well with the following essential oils: pine, oakmoss, cedarwood, galbanum, benzoin, lavender, lavandin, and rosemary.
Fir needle oil cautions - Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing. Avoid use in the sun. Liquid may cause irritation to the eyes.
Fir needle oil properties - Antiseptic, antitussive, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, nervine, tonic.

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