Essential Oil Profile: Fir Silver (Fir White)

Fir Silver

Latin name: Abies alba

Family: Pinaceae

Plant Part: Needles, cones

Method: Distillation

Note/Element: Note:Top/Middle  Element: Metal

Functional Groups: Terpene, ester

Type: Stimulating

Ayurvedic Dosha (Balance): Kapha

Scent: sweet, woodsy, fresh, hint of orange, earthy undertones,

For Skin Type: Oily

Cautions: Do not use oxidized oil. Use within 6 months. Do not use Fir Douglas during pregnancy.

Physical Uses: Immune system, colds, flu, sinusitis, cough, muscle and joint pain, fatigue, detox, increases metabolism and body odor.

Mental/Emotional Uses: Stress, depression, nervousness, emotionally uplifting, mental clarity, studying.

Other Uses: Christmas scent, forest scent in diffuser & natural perfumery.

Blends Well with: Woods, leaves, citrus, needles

Possible Substitutions: Pine, Spruce

 

References:

Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Master Level, 2001-2012.

https://www.edenbotanicals.com/fir-silver-organic.html?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&adpos=1o4&scid=scplp330-6&sc_intid=330-6&gclid=Cj0KCQjwjdLOBRCkARIsAFj5-GBc3w_dtcN5VAE6llM-aHXmXxxocj64Jji1UooVHwg0ceMjeUZ0SVwaAljgEALw_wcB

https://www.aromaweb.com/essential-oils/fir-needle-oil.asp

Cooksley, Valerie, Aromatherapy A Lifetime Guide to Healing with Essential Oils, Prentice -Hall, 1996, Paramus, New Jersey.

https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/essential-oils/fir-needle-essential-oil.html

 

 

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