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Black Spruce, essential oil, Organic 10 ml

$19.95

100% pure and natural chemotyped essential oil – Organic

Picea mariana – Needle
Monoterpenes, bornyl acetate


Native to Canada, this conifer grows on mountain slopes and peat bogs. It has a grey-brown bark that peels off, groups of red flowers and acicular leaves. The fruit is a 4-cm long red-brown hanging cone.

Botanical name: Picea mariana

Distilled part: Needles

Aromatic molecules: Monoterpenes, bornyl acetate

Odour: Sweet and soft with green woody notes

Main properties:

Antibacterial • Anti-inflammatory • Hormone mimetic: cortisone mimetic • Angifungal • Antiparasitic • Antitussive, Expectorant • Antispasmodic

Traditional indications:

  • Bronchitis, catarrh, sinusitis +++
  • Skin, gynecological and intestinal fungal infections ++
  • Skin and intestinal parasitic infections ++
  • Acne, psoriasis, eczema ++
  • Rheumatism, arthrosis ++
  • Severe fatigue, exhaustion +++

The expert’s advice:

Its influence is primarily on the pituitary-cortical-adrenal axis and the pituitary-ovarian axis. Rub 2 drops of Black Spruce + 3 drops of Apricot Kernel vegetable oil, 3 times a day, on the chest, lower back and joints.

If suffering from debilitating fatigue, starting first thing in the morning, take 2 drops of Black Spruce, 2 drops of Scots Pine and 5 drops of Apricot Kernel vegetable oil and massage into the areas above the kidneys.

Note:

Skin irritation (dermocaustic) possible if used pure.

Picea mariana leaf oil*

*Organic signifies “proceeding from organic farming” (contrôle Certisys BE-BIO-01) *ECOGARANTIE products certified organic in accordance with ECOGARANTIE (Certisys Control) specification

For local massage: 1-2 drops added to 1-2 drops of neutral vegetable carrier oil.

For body massage: 2-10 drops added in 5-10 ml of neutral vegetable carrier oil.

A skin patch test is recommended for those with sensitive skin.

For use in an essential oil diffuser: 1-6 drops can be added undiluted into the diffuser (ultrasonic, atmospheric).

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • For external use only.
  • Do not take orally.
  • Do not use essential oils undiluted.
  • If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Centre.
  • If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
  • Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes; if this happens, rinse thoroughly with water or vegetable oil.
  • Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
  • Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or with children under the age of 6.
  • If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.