Douglas Fir Essential Oil
Douglas Fir is a tall evergreen tree with needles and cones
- General: air purifier and deodorizer
- Respiratory: support for infections, colds, the flu, and other respiratory conditions, also promotes deep breathing
- Immune System: supports the immune system
- Nervous System: energizes mental and physical fatigue
- Pregnancy: is energizing and protects the immune system and supports respiratory ailments
- Babies & Children: supports the respiratory and immune systems, and improves feelings of fatigue
- Emotional: uplifting, clearing and expansive for deep breathing
- Spiritual: supports the Root, Heart, and Crown chakras focusing on balancing the heart and mind
- Scent Profile: Top to mid note that is fresh, light and piney
- Longevity: The aroma of Douglas Fir can last up to 10 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Woody
- Blends well with: Balsam Fir, Bergamot, Black Spruce, Frankincense, Grapefruit, Juniper Berry, Lemon, Maritime Pine, Orange, Pinon Pine, Rosemary ct. verbenone, Saro, Scots Pine, Silver Fir, Vetiver, and Ylang Ylang.
- Skin sensitization if oxidized.
Products Using Douglas Fir Essential Oil
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- Clark, Demetria. Aromatherapy and Herbs for Pregnancy, Birth and Breastfeeding. Book Publishing Company, 2015.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists. “PREGNANCY GUIDELINES Guidelines for Aromatherapists Working with Pregnant Clients.” International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists , IFPA, 2013, www.ifparoma.org.
- National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy. “Other Safety Considerations: Pregnancy.” National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy, naha.org/explore-aromatherapy/safety#other.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tiran, Denise. Aromatherapy in Midwifery Practice. Singing Dragon an Imprint of Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016.
- Tiran, Denise. “Is It Safe to Use Essential Oils While I'm Pregnant?” BabyCentre UK, BabyCentre Blog, July 2013, www.babycentre.co.uk/x536449/is-it-safe-to-use-essential-oils-while-im-pregnant.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.