Blue Spruce Essential Oil
Blue Spruce is an evergreen tree with blue-colored needles that is native to Canada and the United States.
- Botanical Family: Pinaceae
- Other Common Names: White Spruce (not to be confused with Picea glaucans), Colorado Blue Spruce, Idaho Blue Spruce
- Part of Plant Used: Needles and Twigs
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: Blue Spruce is part of the Spruce family, in addition to Black Spruce, Hemlock Spruce, and White Spruce.
- Chemistry: Blue Spruce is high in monoterpenes alpha-pinene and limonene.
- Musculoskeletal: pain relief for muscular aches and pains, and also nerve pain
- Emotional: uplifting, relaxing, and grounding for the emotions and psyche
- Reproductive: increases testosterone production
- Spiritual: Supports the Root, Sacral, Throat, Heart, and Third Eye Chakras focusing on energetically balancing and supporting relationships, love, sense of self, and wisdom through introspection.
- Scent Profile: Top note with a piney, woodsy aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Blue Spruce can last up to 20 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Woody
- Blends well with: Balsam Fir, Bergamot, Black Spruce, Cardamom, Cedarwood, Cinnamon Bark, Copaiba, Cypress, Elemi, Frankincense, Hinoki, Juniper Berry, Laurel, Lavender, Lemon, and Vetiver
- No known issues
Products Using Blue Spruce Essential Oil
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand Institute. "Essential Oil Safety Masterclass." Course Materials. 2018.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.