Abies Alba – Silver fir
Abies Concolor – White fir
Abies Sibirica – Siberian fir
Abies Balsamea – Fir balsam
Abies Grandis – Fir giant
Austria, Canada, Croatia, France, Germany, Poland, Russia, Siberia
Method of extraction:
Color of Oil:
Clear to pale yellow
Needles and twigs
Balsamic, fresh, piney, woody, earthy, slightly sweet, coniferous
Blends well with:
Basil, bergamot, black spruce, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, geranium, German chamomile, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, peppermint, pine needle, myrtle, niaouli, sweet orange, Virginia cedarwood
Supports respiratory health during colds, flu, sinusitis, congestion, and bronchitis.
It is an expectorant
It is anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic and can help to ease muscle and joint pain
It is calming and uplifting
It is generally safe but should be avoided if you have any respiratory health concerns.
Avoid using in the bath. It can irritate the skin
Approximate shelf life:
5 years (refrigerated)
4 years for Siberian fir and Fir balsam
Silver fir is also known as fir needle or white fir
Siberian fir essential oil is sometimes called Siberian pine essential oil
Please refer to the 'References and Certifications' page.
Do not use any essential oils or essential oil blends if you have any underlying health conditions. Some oils are not safe for children, pregnant women, or pets. Always check with your doctor or certified aromatherapist, if you are unsure about the benefits or contra-indicators of a recipe or its ingredients. ‘A Scented Story’ is solely my platform to share my experiences with essential oils and other natural products. I do not prescribe any treatments.