Fir, Balsam Essential Oil
Latin Name:Abies balsamea
Method:Steam Distillation

Balsam Fir is a coniferous tree that can grow over 150 feet high. It possesses a fresh, sweet, sap-like scent, that is reminiscent of the leaves/needles the tree produces. Also, it's Canadian! This particular variation of fir is known to help treat minor wounds and burns, chronic bronchitis, sinusitis, muscular aches and pains, arthritis, rheumatism, haemorrhoids, cough, colds and flu. It is also known to act as a urinary antiseptic.

Recommended Uses

Balsam fir is a known analgesic (assists with pain relieving), expectorant (lung decongestant) and can be used to help relieve sinusitis, bronchitis, coughs, rheumatism, muscular aches and pains, anxiety and tension caused by stress. Emotionally, balsam fir can help reduce anxiety and stress related conditions.

This product has not been evaluated by the CFIA or Health Canada. This information is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We recommend consulting with a certified health practitioner or aromatherapist before beginning therapeutic use.

Scent Profile

Balsam fir is a middle/top note. Its scent is fresh, clean dry and balsamic. It smells just like the twigs and leaves of the balsam fir tree.


Blends well with balsam of peru, basil, bergamot, cardamom, cedarwood, cinnamom, cistus absolute, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, galbanum, juniper berry, laurel, lavandin, lavender, lavender spike, lemon, lime, marjoram, myrrh, niaouli, oakmoss, orange sweet, patchouli, pine scotch, rosemary, sage, spruce, tangerine, thyme, vetiver and ylang ylang.

Contraindications / Safety

Do not use if the essential oil has oxidized. We recommend using this essential oil within 6 months of opening.

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Customer Reviews

4 Stars

Smells like forest

Very good scent! Would buy again.

from Canada - 12/6/2017

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