Scientific Name: Tsuga canadensis
Country of Origin: Canada
Synonyms: Pinus canadensis, Abies canadensus, spruce, eastern hemlock, common hemlock, hemlock oil, spruce oil, fir needle oil.
Plant Family: Pinaceae
Plant Parts Used: Needles and twigs
Extraction Method: Distillation
Physical Characteristics: Colourless or pale yellow liquid.
Dominant Note(s): Middle
Aroma: Pleasing, fresh-balsamic, sweet-fruity odour.
Main Constituents: Pinenes, limonene, bornyl acetate, tricyclene, phellandrene, myrcene, thujone, dipentene, and cadinene among others. Constituents vary according to botanical species .
Blends With: Pine, Oakmoss, Cedarwood, Galbanum, Benzoin, Lavender, Lavandin and Rosemary
Safety Precautions: Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing, non-photophobic