Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii)
Douglas-fir Essential Oil Information
Common Name: Douglas-fir
Latin Name: Pseudotsuga menziesii
Plant part: Needles
Distillation Method: Steam
Distillation Date: January 2015
Shelf Life: About 3-4 years
Country of Origin: USA, Wildcrafted
Aroma: This is a very purifying, protective and uplifting essential oil. The aroma is fresh, green, and amazingly sweet. It has the most beautiful hints of pine needles in the aroma which is fascinating!
Personal notes: I fell in love with this oil many moons ago and find it be a wonderful oil for supporting healthy respiratory conditions as well as in purification blends. It has a lot to offer and is very energetic compared to other Douglas Firs. During the holiday it definitely can be diffused on its own to smell like a real Christmas tree if you are using a plastic one.
Safety Data: There are no known safety issues from research with this essential oil.
Usage idea: Create a fresh and warming holiday blend using
- 3 drops Douglas Fir
- 1 drops Clove Bud
Energetic qualities: Breathe of life, promotes healing, is protective, and purifying.
Recommended applications: Diffuse, topical application using safe dilution ratios, steam inhalation, inhaler.
- Do not place on broken skin.