Siberian Fir Essential Oil
In traditional Siberian medicine Siberian fir essential oil is used as an anti-microbial and to maintain good health in winter. On the emotional level the oil is revitalising, promotes strong self-image and identity, increases positive, calm energy.
What does Siberian fir oil smell like?
Top-middle note: coniferous and balsamic scent
Which part of the plant provides the oil?
Siberian Fir essential oil is extracted from the cones and needles.
Where has Siberian fir essential oil been sourced from?
Siberian Fir oil originates from Siberia, Russia.
How is Siberian fir oil extracted?
Siberian fir oil is extracted by steam distillation.
This involves using steam from boiling water to extract the essential oil from the plant.
The heat from the steam causes the plant’s cell walls to open allowing the essential oil to be released.
What other oils blend well with Siberian fir essential oil?
How can I benefit from Siberian fir essential oil?
The pinene content means that pine oils are volatile and great for inhalation purposes, helping to liquefy mucus and aid expectoration. Pinenes can also be anti-inflammatory.
Siberian Fir is an excellent addition to blends for muscle and joint pain and inflammation, especially if related to tension, overwork, fatigue, and tiredness.
Siberian Fir essential oil is great for the pain of chronic arthritis or rheumatism.
Siberian Fir like all the tree oils is used in a steam to clear sinuses, and steaming is the best way to cut off a cold before it sets in.
Are there precautions I should know about?
This oil not to be used during pregnancy. It is non-toxic, but may cause sensitization if the oil is older and oxidized, resulting in contact dermatitis and eczema.