White Spruce Essential Oil

White Spruce Essential Oil-Picea glauca

£18.00

BOTANICAL NAME: Picea glauca

SCENT:White Spruce essential oil is rarer than the black 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: White Spruce essential oil is colourless to pale yellow in hue.

CONSISTENCY: Thin

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White Spruce is an indigenous tree to all provinces in Canada and northern lakes states of the USA and can now be found as far south as the American Dakotas although as an introduced specimen tree.

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 Canadian Spruce, Skunk Spruce, Cat Spruce, Black Hills Spruce, Western White Spruce, Alberta White Spruce, and Porsild Spruce

 

Reported Attributes of White 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

History:-

White Spruce Needle Essential oil has a shorter history than the Black 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.