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Fir Essential Oil:
There are many species of Fir, most
grow in the Northern Hemisphere in colder climates although some are grown in
the Southern Hemisphere. The Fir Essential Oil is extracted from the needles (or
leaves) of the tree.
Although there are many species of Fir the difference
in aroma and constituents does not vary as much as the quality of the oil and
Fir Essential Oil is not widely used as there is some
uncertainty of side effects and contraindications. it must be kept out of reach
of children and care should be taken with dilution to make sure that dosage
remains low at all times.
Essential Oil Properties and Uses:
effect on the mind||Urinary||Muscular
Essential Oil Constituents:
Terpinyl Acetate: An Ester.
Esters: Mainly found in small amounts in flowers, Esters are
responsible for the characteristic fragrances of the flowers and volatile oils.
are mostly sedative and antispasmodic and generally non-irritant and mild,
although some, like Methyl Salicylate, found in wintergreen, are more irritant.
Pinene: Commonly found in Oil of Turpentine extracted from Pinus
specie trees, pinene (alpha-pinene and beta-pinene) is also widely distributed
in other plants. It is used for Rheumatism as a liniment but is best known by
Aromatherapists and a tonic of the mucus membranes of the respiratory system.
Pinene is also important for its pleasant fragrance and is believed to have
diuretic properties by many.
Bisabolene: No current data available
Bornyl Acetate: No current data available
Camphene: No current data available
Dipentene: No current data available
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