Monday, February 6, 2012

How much do you know about Fir Needle essential oil?

Fir Needle (Siberian) or Abies siberica essential oil has a Fresh, earthy, yet sweet fragrance very much like the outdoors. This scent is often consider masculine scent used in air fresheners, herbal oils, soaps, and shaving creams.
It helps soothe various respiratory issues like bronchitis, colds, coughs, flu, sinusitis, along with arthritis, muscle aches, rheumatism. It is a wonderful oil to have on hand.

History: From the earliest times the Fir Needle is thought by people as a forest healer. The natives used the crushed needles in poultices to heal wounds and infections. The needles were also boiled and drunk since it was believed to assist with respiratory issues.

Cautions: Fir Balsam Essential Oil is non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing. Liquid may cause irritation to the eyes so use well diluted. Avoid use during pregnancy.

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