Latin name: Abies alba
Plant Part: Needles, cones
Note/Element: Note:Top/Middle Element: Metal
Functional Groups: Terpene, ester
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
Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Master Level, 2001-2012.
Cooksley, Valerie, Aromatherapy A Lifetime Guide to Healing with Essential Oils, Prentice -Hall, 1996, Paramus, New Jersey.