Siberian Fir Essential Oil
Siberian fir trees have dark green needles and brown cones and grow in dense forests located in Western Siberia.
- Botanical Family: Pinaceae
- Part of Plant Used: Needles
- Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
- Variations: There are other types of Fir trees that produce essential oils such as Balsam Fir, Douglas Fir, Siberian Fir and Silver Fir.
- Chemistry: Siberian Fir is primarily composed of esters (bornyl acetate) and monoterpenes (camphene, δ-3-carene, α-pinene 10.01%).
- Respiratory: soothes inflammations and seasonal ailments
- Musculoskeletal: calms aches, spasms, and pains
- Nervous System: calming and relaxing
- Babies & Children: is calming and relaxing, relieves pain, and supports the respiratory system
- Scent Profile: Top to mid note that has a fresh, sweet and piney aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Siberian Fir can last up to 16 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Woody
- Blends well with: Balsam Fir, Basil, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Cistus, Cypress, Douglas Fir, Frankincense, Grapefruit, Juniper Berry, Lavandin, Lavender, Lemon, Green Myrtle, Niaouli, Oakmoss, Sweet Orange, Patchouli, Peru Balsam, Rosemary ct camphor, Rosemary ct verbenone, Rosemary ct cineole, Scots Pine, Silver Fir, White Pine
- Skin sensitizer if oxidized.
Products Using Siberian 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.