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Balsam Fir Essential Oil

Fir Essential OilBalsam fir essential oil is received by steam distillation from the needles and buds of the Siberian Fir, or the Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea). These are a type of conifer tree, looking like those ones that we usually bring to our houses for Christmas. Balsam fir oil is a pale yellow oil with light and fresh woody fragrance, which has quite a long history of usage for a variety of its medicinal benefits and properties, starting from preventing many respiratory system ailments and ending with easing joint pains and muscle cramps. (more…)