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Scientific Name: Abies balsamea
Country of Origin: Canada
Synonyms: A.balsamifera, Pinus balaamea, balsam fir, balsam tree, American silver fir, balm of Gilead fir, Canada turpentine(oil)
Plant family: Pinaceae
Plant Parts Used: Tree/Needles/Leaves
Extraction Method: Distillation of needles and leaves.
Physical Characteristics: The oleoresin is a thick pale yellow or greenish honey like mass which dries to a crystal clear varnish.
Aroma: Clear, balsamic and refreshing almost fruity odour.
Main Constituents: Citral, citronellol, eugenol, geraiol, linayl acetate, among others.
Blends well with: Basil, Caraway, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Lavender, Myrtle, Niaouli, and Rosewood.
Safety Precautions: Generally non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing. In large doses it is a purgative and may cause nausea.
Collections: Essential Oils Wholesale Products
Type: Essential Oil