Botanical Name: Picea mariana
Plant Part: Needles and Twigs
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Description: Black Spruce is a naturally growing tree in Canada. It is typically found in wet, swampy areas where the wild growing trees can grow up to 15 meters in height.
Color: Colorless to pale yellow liquid
Aromatic Fragrance: Spruce Black Essential Oil is one of Canada's best kept secrets. It is sweeter, and softer than most evergreen oils with a balsamic, resinous odor with green woody notes. Overall, the scent is very clean, fresh and pleasant.
Aromatic Strength: Medium
Common Applications: Spruce Black Essential Oil has a very pleasant scent, and can be used by aromatherapists in baths to revive tired muscles. Consumers will also see Spruce Black oil frequently used in room sprays, detergents, and in cough and cold preparations.
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Storage Directions: Essential Oils should be stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Essential Oils should be stored in colored glass, the most common storage method being used today are Boston Round Bottles in the amber tint.
Blends Well With: Pine, Cedarwood, Galbanum, Benzoin, Lavender and Rosemary.
Cautions: Black Spruce Essential Oil should be applied to the skin only in dilution as it has the potential to be a possible skin irritant. Avoid use during pregnancy.