As with its coniferous cousins, pine and spruce, the fir tree is an evergreen that can be found in much of the Northern Hemisphere. Fir's woody and clean fragrance comes from its needles, which tend to be softer than those of many other conifers, even spruce. Fir needle possesses several qualities, making it a valued essential oil in aromatherapy.
Plant Part Used
Medium-strong. Fresh and earthy with subtle sweetness.
Fir Needle Essential Oil Benefits
Revitalizing and stabilizing. Connects you to earth's elemenal energy that lends confidence and inner strength. Energizing.
Blends Well With
Bergamot, Blue Chamomile, Cedarwood, Cistus, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Myrtle, Neroli, Orange, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Spruce, Vetiver
History of Fir Needle
Known for its impressive symmetry, the gorgeous fir tree bears tender needles that create their own sense of balance, thanks to their brisk, yet tranquil, fragrance. Long used in traditional wellness practices by various indigenous people of North America, fir has been associated with wellness for ages. Full-bodied and potent, fir needle oil offers evergreen goodness in the satisfyingly compact space of a small bottle.
Using Fir Needle Essential Oil
All essential oil blends are for aromatherapy use only and are not for ingesting!
Deep Forest Meditation
Follow the path, deep into the woods, and then stray. Find inner peace amid the shelter of majestic trees as songbirds serenade you.
Holidays Are Here Again!
Treat yourself to the scents of the winter holidays, any time of year.
Bath & Shower
Add 5-10 drops to hot bath water, or sprinkle into shower steam before getting in for an at-home spa experience.
8-10 drops of essential oil per 1 ounce of carrier oil. Apply a small amount directly to areas of concern, such as muscles, skin or joints. Work the oil gently into the skin until it is fully absorbed.
Inhale the aromatic vapors directly from the bottle, or place a few drops in a burner or diffuser to fill a room with its scent.
This oil can be used in your homemade DIY projects, such as in candles, soaps, and body care products!