Essential Oil Spruce
Perfumery Note: Top
Botanical Name: Tsuga canadensis
Aromatic Description: Spruce Essential Oil smells fresh, woody and earthy.
Spruce Essential Oil Uses:
Spruce Essential Oil is also known as Hemlock,Eastern Hemlock or Hemlock Spruce.
The aroma of Spruce Essential Oil is fresh, crisp and needle.
Aromatically, if you enjoy the aroma of fir you should be pleased with the aroma of Spruce Essential Oil. It's especially lovely to work with around Christmas and winter holidays, but its fresh aroma and therapeutic properties makes it wonderful to blend with throughout the year.
As a conifer, it's not surprising that Spruce Oil is abundant in monoterpenes and also contains about 30-35% esters. Due to its monoterpene content, the oil will be more prone to oxidation. Therapeutically, Spruce Oil is anti-microbial and is helpful as a decongestant and expectorant.
Emotionally, Spruce Essential Oil is energizing and stimulating when feeling lethargic. It can be beneficial to include in diffuser blends intended to help remaining focused, optimistic, calm and balanced.