Balsam Fir Essential Oil
Botanical Name: (Abies balsamea)
Plant Origin: Canada
Extraction Method: Steam distilled from needles
Shelf Life: 3-4 years in proper storage conditions
Storage: Store upright, lid tight, out of direct heat and sunlight
Selah oil blends that contain Balsam fir essential oil:
Balsam Fir may support the body's proper natural response to and assist in maintaining a healthy state of the following:
- can often be used in place of Myrrh
- depression, anxiety
- E. coli
- kidney function
- muscle pain, fatigue, aches
- parasites, thread worms
- respiratory conditions: bronchitis, flu, catarrh, colds, coughs, flu, sore throat
- sinus infection
- skin: sores, cuts, staph, eczema, psoriasis, burns
- stress, nervous tension
- tendons, ligaments
- urinary tract infections (UTI)
- antifungal - prevents fungal growth
- antioxidant - inhibits destructive oxygen and free radical-induced deterioration (oxidation) of substances and tissues in the body, can be natural or synthetic
- anti-inflammatory - reduces inflammation
- antiseptic - destroys and prevents the development of microbes/bacteria
- astringent - causes contraction of organic tissues, reducing secretions or discharges
- diuretic - aids in removal of excess water from the body; promotes urination
expectorant - promotes the discharge of mucous from the respiratory system
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Apply diluted directly to area of concern.
Ok for children 2+ with proper dilution.
Pregnancy safe with extra dilution.
Click here for the essential oil dilution chart.
Diffuse or inhale directly.
Although the quality of Selah Oils is excellent, it is not advised to take essential oils internally unless under the guidance of a certified physician who is also certified in aromatherapy. We recommend getting internal dosing instructions from a licensed physician as some essential oils are not recommended for oral consumption. This is in no way a reflection on our oil quality, only a matter of safety and caution with respect to how concentrated essential oils are. When used within safe parameters, and under your physician's care, the quality of our essential oils is such that they can be used internally if deemed appropriate.
However, with that said, it is important to remember the extreme concentration of essential oils. "Using essential oils by rubbing them into the skin or via inhalation is in many cases more effective than oral delivery" (3. p. 96).
All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.
May cause skin sentization if oxidized. To prevent oxidation, store in a dark, airtight container in a refrigerator. Can irritate sensitive skin.
General EO Cautions:
If for any reason you get essential oils in your eyes, put carrier oil along the eyebrows above the eyes and on the cheekbones below the eyes.
Do not put essential oils inside your ear canal.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion. It is not advised to take essential oils internally unless under the guidance of a licensed physician who is also certified in aromatherapy.
GC/MS Key Constituents:
Phellandrene <beta> 10.04%
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