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

Fir Needle Oil – Its Uses Don’t End

Certain ‘qualities’ in people want to make you…stamp your fist right in their faces…and then there are others that make you go on your heels to applaud…leaving you awestruck…

Well…the uses of this oil called Fir Needle essential oil…will surely not let you go without doing the latter activity…

The real name…or say it in a more formal language…The botanical name of this oil is…Abies alba…(Sounds one of the names from Aladdin’s or Ali Baba’s time!)…This oil is extracted by the conventional and safe method of Steam Distillation…and after you obtain this oil…its colour is somewhat…clear…just with a Tinge of Yellow…looks pretty…

Going down to the nitty-gritty….Fir Needle essential oil….Abies siberica…is steam distilled from the needles of the Fir tree…it has a fresh…soft balsamic and invigorating forest like scent…you know like that scent of an Evergreen forest….Fir Needle soothes muscle and rheumatic pain and increases poor circulation when used in massage oils…linements or baths….Use in salve or other skin preparation as an antiseptic for skin infection…Do not use on deep or puncture type wounds…Fir is good to treat asthma…but only use in between attacks as a preventative….

Also unbelievably beneficial in respiratory complaints such as coughs and bronchitis…and even as a disinfectant….

Fir needle essential oil is beneficial for acute chronic

  • Coughs
  • Bronchitis
  • Chills
  • Sinusitis
  • Arthritis
  • Muscular aches and pain
  • Fever
  • Flu
  • Rheumatism
  • Colds

Fir needle essential oil is grounding…immune stimulating…antiseptic…anti-catarrhal…and anti-arthritic…Fir needle essential oil benefits the nervous system…for debility…asthenia tension…stress…and a sedative…yet elevating to the mind….

Benefits of balsam fir oil include positive effects on our circulatory…respiratory and muscular systems…Like I have already mentioned earlier…Now we will explore these areas of Fir Needle uses in detail….It is usually recommended to inhale therapeutic steams of the oil…Balsam fir oil can also be used externally to treat muscle discomfort…cramps…colic…arthritis pains and stiffness in joints…minor skin irritations and other problems….

Fresh and relaxing fragrance of balsam fir essential oil can assist in treating chronic

  • fatigue syndrome
  • nervous tension
  • depressions
  • sadness
  • mood swings
  • psychological disorders

It helps in treating paradontosis and other dental problems….Balsam fir essential oil can be used to get rid of urinary tract infections….Benefits of balsam fir oil also embrace its powers as a great aphrodisiac…and yes I mean it! Which in turn can improve stamina…bring us energy and muscular strength…clear our mind and help us focus…Finally…balsam fir oil is highly recommended to those patients who suffer from various spinal issues…from scoliosis to low back pains and lumbago….

Okay…now please have a look at our reference links…

  1. Fir Needle Oil by Health Discussions
  2. Essential oil benefits by Massage Therapy Medicine
  3. Balsam Fir by herbs2000
  4. Wild Edible Plants by PS
  5. Fir Needle Oil by Welt