Spruce Essential Oil – Wild
- 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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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.
Used in veterinary liniments. Extensively used for room spray perfumes, household detergents, soaps, bath preparations, and toiletries.
Firms and contracts exposed tissue
Reduces moisture loss
Tones and restores venous circulation
Promotes the healing of tissues
Stimulates the immune system
Assists the body's natural eliminatory response
Relieves muscular tension and aching joints
Lessens headaches due to congestion
Strengthens the respiratory system
Aids in the expulsion of mucous
Stimulates the bronchi
Soothes sore muscles, tendons and joints
Helps maintain kidney action
Increases local blood circulation
Stimulates the adrenal glands
Helps balance menstrual cycles
Strengthens the nervous system
Helps alleviate stress and nervous tension
Calms the nervous system
Spruce is grounding, clarifying and stimulating to the mind.
Direct inhalation, diffuser, oil vaporizer
Diffuse in small amounts to lift the energy of a space or for respiratory and immune system benefits.
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.
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.
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.