Fir silver (Abies alba) essential oil benefits
Fir is very valuable for respiratory complaints such as coughs, bronchitis, and sinusitis. It is useful also for fever, muscular and rheumatic pains. It’s a very refreshing, lively oil which encourages optimism and emotional balance. Fir thrives from Siberia to Canada to Europe. It is a gentle oil and often used for children as a substitute to Pine.
It is also known as Silver Fir.
Botanical Name: Abies alba
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation from the needle, twigs
Color: Pale yellow
Aroma: Fresh, woody with a fruity-camphoraceous tone
Blends well with: Lemon, Cedarwood, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Pine, Rosemary, Frankincense
Therapeutic properties: Analgesic, antiseptic, antitussive, astringent, deodorant, expectorant, rubefacient, stimulant, tonic
HOW TO USE
Burn or diffuse 3-4 drops to support and disinfect the respiratory system
Add 3-4 drops every 5 ml of a carrier and rub on the chest for respiratory complaints or for muscular pain