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Engelmann Spruce Essential Oil-Picea engelmanii

£35.00

BOTANICAL NAME: Picea engelmanii

SCENT:Engelmann Spruce essential oil is rarer than the black or white spruce. It is sweeter, and softer than most evergreen oils with a balsamic, resinous odour with green woody and slightly fruity notes. Overall, the scent is very clean, fresh and pleasant.

STRENGTH OF AROMA:  Medium

PLANT PART USED: Needles and Twigs

EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam Distillation.

ORIGIN: Canada

COLOUR: Engelmann Spruce essential oil is colourless to pale yellow in hue.

CONSISTENCY: Thin

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Engelmann Spruce is also known as White Spruce, Mountain Spruce, or Silver Spruce, and is a high altitude native Spruce to the North West America coastal mountainous regions and most of mountainous Canada.It hybridizes very easily with its cousin, the True White Spruce

There are two long isolated mountainous populations of this Spruce in remote parts of Mexico which are protected and are now considered as sub species given their protracted isolation. They are known as Mexican Spruce.

Reported Attributes of Engelmann Spruce Essential Oil:

Traditional and Emotional uses reportedly include:-

The essential oil has a very pleasant scent, and can be used by aromatherapists in baths to revive tired muscles. It will also be seen frequently used in room sprays, detergents, and in cough and cold preparations as a diffusing oil and an inhalant.

Blends Well With:-

The Essential Oil blends well with Silver Fir, Frankincense, Cypress, Grapefruit, Bergamot, Rose Otto, Palo Santo, Juniper, Hyssop, Vetiver and Honey Myrtle

History:-

Engelmann Spruce Needle Essential oil has a shorter history than the Black or White Spruce of use in saunas, steam baths, and as an additive to baths and massage products in spas. A particular strength of this essential oil is it’s ability to target sore muscles and to re-energize or invigorate.