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Spruce Essential Oil

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  • Distillation Method: Steam
  • Country of Origin: Canada
  • Plant Part: Needles and Twigs
  • Latin Name: Tsuga canadensi
  • Cultivation: Naturally Grown

About the Oil: This Spruce Essential Oil is steam distilled from the needles and twigs of the Canadian Eastern Hemlock Spruce. Also known as ‘Tsuga’ essential oil, it has a brilliant, bright and uplifting aroma.

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$2.06$67.74

Drops per ml
Blending Tips 60
Chemical Families
Monoterpene N/A
Ester N/A
Oxide N/A
Primary Constituents
borneol acetate 25.82%
alpha pinene 25.82%
camphene 17.18%
3-carene 9.30%
beta pinene 5.36%

Properties

Product Description

About The Plant

A member of the Pine family and also commonly called 'Hemlock', this variety of Spruce tree is a native species to the east coast of the USA and can mature to reach 50 meters in height.

Tsuga canadensis has slender horizontal branches, finely toothed leaves and smallish brown cones, which yield a natural exudation from its bark.

About The Oil

Spruce essential oil is steam distilled from the needles and twigs of the Eastern Hemlock Spruce tree. It has a pleasing 'green forest' scent that is both opening and elevating yet grounding and serves as an excellent oil for yoga and meditative practice.

Of Interest

Used in veterinary liniments. Extensively used for room spray perfumes, household detergents, soaps, bath preparations, and toiletries.

Therapeutic Properties

GENERAL

Strengthens
Enlivens

SKIN CARE

Neutralizes microbes
Firms and contracts exposed tissue
Reduces moisture loss
Tones and restores venous circulation
Promotes the healing of tissues

IMMUNE SYSTEM

Neutralizes microbes
Stimulates the immune system
Encourages sweating
Assists the body's natural eliminatory response
Relieves muscular tension and aching joints
Lessens headaches due to congestion

RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Eases breathing
Strengthens the respiratory system
Quells coughs
Aids in the expulsion of mucous
Stimulates the bronchi

MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Soothes sore muscles, tendons and joints
Diminishes swelling

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Promotes urination
Helps maintain kidney action

CIRCULATORY SYSTEM

Increases local blood circulation

LYMPHATIC SYSTEM

Stimulates the adrenal glands

REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM

Helps balance menstrual cycles

NERVOUS SYSTEM

Strengthens the nervous system
Helps alleviate stress and nervous tension
Calms the nervous system
Lessens anxiety
Reduces stress
Uplifting
Mood elevating

SUBTLE AROMATHERAPY

Spruce is grounding, clarifying and stimulating to the mind.

Application

INHALATION

Direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporizer
Diffuse in small amounts to lift the energy of a space or for respiratory and immune system benefits.

TOPICAL

Massage, compress, bath, skincare
Dilute to less than 10% in your favorite carrier oil and massage into sore muscles and joints.
For adrenal support, use with Pine Essential Oil at a 10% dilution in Hazelnut carrier oil and apply to the kidney region.

Aromatherapy Details

This Spruce oil has a bright citrus and floral top note, a distinctly green and resinous pine menthol and eucalyptus middle note with undertones that are slightly balsamic and deeply wooded.

Spruce oil blends well with: Pine, Cedarwood, Galbanum, Lavender, Lavandin and Rosemary oils.

Safety

Generally non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing. Always test a small amount first for sensitivity or allergic reaction.

If pregnant consult with a physician prior to use.

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