Spruce Hemlock Essential Oil

Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Tsuga canadensis

 

Source Location

Plant part used

Canada, USA

Needles and twigs

Extraction Method

Color

Steam distillation

Clear to pale yellow

Consistency

Aroma Strength

Thin

Medium

Fragrance

Sweet and fruity with pleasant balsamic undertone

Benefits/Uses/Systems

Respiratory issues: asthma, bronchitis, coughs, colds, flu, infection, sinus, sore throat (pharyngitis); muscle joint pain: arthritis, sciatica, bone aches (growing pains) rheumatism, muscle aches; skin issues, edema, cystitis, diarrhea, kidney / urinary infections, gingivitis; fungal infections: candida; inflammation: stomatitis; stress, anxiety, poor circulation; thymus stimulant

Blends Well With

Benzoin, Cedarwood, Pine, Lavender, Rosemary, Galbanum

Main Constituents

bornyl acetate, pinene, limonene, thujone, phellandrene

Properties

Anti-infectious antimicrobial, antiseptic, antitussive, astringent, diaphoretic, diuretic, expectorant, nervine, rubefacient and general tonic, antitussive,

Safety

Avoid during pregnancy, and donít use on infants and children.