Botanical name:       

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:

Steam distillation


Color of Oil:

Clear to pale yellow





Extracted from:

Needles and twigs


Note clarification:




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


Therapeutic uses:

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.