Fir Needle – What Is It?

Fir needle oil is essential oil extracted from the young branches and needles of the silver fir…From the earliest times the silver fir is thought by people as a forest healer and it was frequently used for healing of particular diseases…Fir needle oil was so popular due to its various useful properties…It is an excellent antiseptic with relieving effect…it is a tonic and a good cough suppressant…it stimulates functioning of adrenal glands and improves blood supply as well….

Not only that….People often use fir needle oil in aromatherapy due to its properties in treatment of

  • Asthma
  • Pneumonia
  • Bronchitis
  • Influenza
  • Diseases of urogenital tract
  • Cholecystitis
  • Rheumatic aches
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Liver diseases
  • Nephrolithiasis

Fir needle oil is also used for

  • Inhalation baths
  • Mere baths
  • Aroma massages
  • To pour in aroma lamps

You know this oil is so versatile that its uses are vast….It is also used for sanitation of the patient’s room due to its bactericidal properties….4 to 6 drops of fir needle oil is poured into the aroma lamp…When heated it gives aroma of the essential oil into the room…it helps to struggle against respiratory diseases…it arrests inflammations of the respiratory organs…This technique is not only to heal but to effectively prevent diseases…especially in the period of epidemic…And application of inhalation procedures is even more efficient in treatment…If you decide for inhalations just take 1 to 3 drops of fir needle oil…the procedure lasts 10 minutes for 3 times a day…Directly influencing the respiratory organs…the essential oil of silver fir decongests and suppresses inflammations and is the perfect expectorant….Inhalations may be combined with massage of the chest with oil….

And talking about the respiratory problems…Another way to prevent respiratory diseases is wearing aroma medallions with silver fir oil inside…Medallion can be variously shaped from ceramic just for adornment purposes…Pour 1 to 2 drops of fir needle oil immediately into the container or a cotton swab which is after placed into the medallion…

Also…if you are irritated with insomnia…Fir bath is also a well-tried remedy against insomnia and neurosis….Put 3 to 6 drops of oil into water and take a bath for 25-30 minutes…and you will be completely sorted…

Have a look at our reference links…

  1. Fir Needle oil by Oxford Aromatherapy
  2. Health Benefits of Essential Oils by Organic Facts
  3. Benefits of Fir Needle oil by Arthritis