Fir Essential Oil, Douglas
Canadian Douglas Fir oil has an uplifting forest-fresh aroma commonly used in refreshing deodorants and is traditionally believed to act as a respiratory support. Fir needle’s bright and woody scent is often associated with the winter holiday season, making it a wonderful addition throughout the year.
$14.88 – $249.95
Fir Needle essential oil, Douglas, Canada has high notes superior to Siberian and Austrian Fir oils.
Douglas Fir Essential Oil has a crisp, invigorating, woodland pine aroma that is spiritually realigning. Fir needle's bright and woody scent is often associated with the winter holiday season, making it a wonderful addition throughout the year. Used in massage, it helps relieve muscles after exercise.*
Body Systems Affected: Emotional balance, muscles and bones, nervous system, respiratory system.
Uses: Douglas fir essential oil may be beneficial for asthma, bronchitis, chronic coughs, depression, hemorrhoids, stress-related conditions, urinary infections and cystitis. It may enhance the production of hGH (human growth hormone) and reduce cortisol levels. It is very soothing on overworked and tired muscles, ligaments, tendons and joints.
Benefits: Acne, anxiety, asthma, bronchitis, colds, coughs, depression, digestive issues, flu, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, joint issues, menstrual cramping, migraines, muscle spasm, muscular aches and pains, respiratory issues, rheumatism, sinusitis, stress, throat infection, and wounds.
Historical Uses: The Douglas Fir tree has been highly valued for it's fragrant scent, it has also been praised for it's medicinal virtues in helping with respiratory complaints, muscular and rheumatic pain. The oleo-resin from the Douglas Fir tree has been used for the external treatment of burns, sores and coughs.
Of Interest: It is the most common Christmas tree in the West.
Properties: Antiseptic for genito-urinary and pulmonary, astringent, diuretic, expectorant and sedative for nerves.
Aromatherapy Effects: Douglas Fir essential oil is highly valued for its grounding effects and feelings of empowerment. It is very appeasing and emotionally balancing.
Scent: Fresh, clean, balsamic, coniferous and sweet.
Traditional Use: Local disinfectant, often used for respiratory infections, also used as room freshener and fragrance in soaps.
How to use: For topical application, dilute 1:1 in a pure carrier oil. Apply to reflexology points and/or directly on area of concern.
Dietary Supplement Uses: When using as a supplement, dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid such as goat's or rice milk or 1 drop in a tsp. of honey. Approved by the FDA as a Food Additive (FA) and as a Flavoring Agent (FL).
Safety: Can irritate sensitive skin. If you do have sensitive skin, dilute more highly. Avoid direct sunlight for 3 - 6 hrs after use. Do not use on children under 6 yrs old. For children 6 years and older use with caution and greater dilution.
Suggested Blending Oils: German chamomile, cedarwood, cypress, frankincense, juniper, lavender, lemon, myrtle, pine, sandalwood and rosewood essential oils.
* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.