Red Spruce Essential Oil-Picea rubens


BOTANICAL NAME: Picea rubens

SCENT:Red 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.


PLANT PART USED: Needles and Twigs

EXTRACTION METHOD: Steam Distillation.

ORIGIN: Canada

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



Red Spruce is an indigenous tree to all provinces in Canada and northern lakes states of the USA and south to The Adirondacks, The Appalachians and to the Carolinas.

It is typically found in northern arboreal forested areas where the wild growing trees can grow anything up to 30 metres in height. It is also called Yellow Spruce, West Virginia Spruce, Eastern Spruce, and He Balsam.


Reported Attributes of Red 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 inhalent.

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


Red 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.

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