The refreshing smell of balsam fir essential oil is like a walk in the forest. Fir trees (abies genus) are known in traditional folk medicine for their qualities in treating a wide variety of ailments.
Species: Abies balsamea Country of Origin: Canada
How to use our pure balsam fir essential oil:
Massage oil or rollerball: 10-15 drops/ 30mL of carrier oil such as fractionated coconut, sunflower, etc. Apply to chest, back, under nose, temples, etc.
Inhaler: 5-10 drops in inhaler, inhale through the nose deeply
Diffuser: 5-6 drops in water
Baths: add 2-5 drops into tsp of a carrier oil.
Lotion or shampoo: add 15-20 drops per 60 mL of unscented base/lotion.
Safety and drug interactions: appears to be non-toxic, non irritating, and non-sensitizing
Cautions: Avoid while pregnant or breast feeding. Historically, balsam fir was used to cause abortion. Interactions: May add to the effects of antibiotics/antibacterials and anticancer drugs and supplements.