The American Indians used the gum of this fir as a natural remedy against influenza, but also to treat scurvy. They used it to treat wounds. Today, Canada balsam is still made from the resin of the balsam fir.
Appearance: liquid Color: very light yellow Odor: resinous, fresh, woody, balsamic Distilled parts: Needles Country of origin: Canada Density: 0.87 to 0.88
BETA-PINENE, BORNYL ACETATE
Anti-catarrhal, balsamic Pulmonary decongestant Anti-infective Atmospheric antiseptic General tonic and stimulant
ENT disorders (sinusitis, otitis, colds, catarrh) Lung disorders (acute or chronic bronchitis) General asthenia Osteoarthritis, arthritis, rheumatism
Atmospheric diffusion (ambient air sanitation, epidemics, respiratory diseases)
Dermal application in dilution in a carrier on the thorax for bronchial affections
To clean the ambient air, we can combine essential oil of balsam fir with essential oil of niaouli.
To relieve joint stiffness, it can be combined with gaultérie and katafray, in a calophylle carrier oil.
Energetic Values and Synergies
Associated with the heart chakra, the essential of balsam fir promotes openness, restores optimism and joy, promotes letting go, makes people fall in love with life.
Flammable. Oral use on medical advice. Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. Not recommended for children under 3 and pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not apply to the skin before sun exposure. Food use possible. Do not use pure on the skin.
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