All About Spruce (Black) Essential Oil | Using Essential Oils Safely

Below you will find a summary of information you need to know about Spruce (Black) essential oil compiled from posts we published this week. Check our Free EO Class page for more information on this and other essential oils. Questions? Leave a comment below or ask in our facebook group.

Lea Jacobson Certified Clinical Aromatherapist and author of Essential Oil Profiles.

Basic information for Spruce (Black) essential oil…

Botanical/Latin name(s)Picea mariana, Picea nigra

Steam distilled from the needles and twigs of the plant.

Shelf life is 2 years.

Therapeutic properties of Spruce (Black) essential oil…

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Benefits of Spruce (Black) essential oil…

Immune: infection, inflammation
Limbic/Emotional: anxiety, irritability, stress, tension
Muscular: spasm, cramp
Nervous: nerve pain
Respiratory: congestion, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, whooping cough
Skin: athlete's foot, fungal infection
HOME: airborne germs, surface germs

Safety of Spruce (Black) essential oil…

Safe for everyone except…

No topical max – but always dilute!

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