Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea)

Cedrus atlantica
Ingredients: Pure atlas cedar oil
Aroma: Sweet, woodsy
Benefits: Grounding, centering, balancing
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled from finely chopped wood
Physical Characteristics:
Specific Gravity: 0.920-0.945
Refractive Index: 1.5061-1.513

Native to regions of North America, many Canadians and Americans will recognize the Balsam fir evergreen as one of the most popular species of Christmas tree. Historically, Balsam fir was used as a traditional remedy by some Native American tribes. As an essential oil for aromatherapy, Balsam fir oil has a clean, refreshing, woodsy, earthy aroma that’s balancing and empowering.
Balsam Fir is commonly used in anti-anxiety blends due to its elevating, strengthening qualities; thus, it can purify any indoor space. Exchange dull, stale air for the scent of pure outdoors while dissipating airborne diseases.

Balsam Fir is steam distilled from the needles of balsam fir trees. This essential oil has an uplifting, soothing effect, making it an excellent choice for calming muscles and joints after a long day or intense workout.

When diffused or diluted in a carrier oil, Balsam Fir has a warming sensation that can be used for massage on sore joints or on a congested chest. Thus, Balsam Fir is the most calming among the firs.