Black Spruce- AroMeds Picea mariana is certified organic from Canada, steam distilled from needles and twigs. The plant is in the pinaceae family, a top/middle note with a fresh, piney, mildly sweet balsam aroma.
Emotional Support - black spruce encourages steadiness, grounding, harmony, compassion, clarity and inner unity.
Blends well with- cedarwood, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, lavender, lemon, palo santo, petitgrain, pine, rose, rosemary
Notes of interest- A spruce is a tree of the genus Picea, a genus of about 35 species of coniferous evergreen trees in the Family Pinaceae, found in the northern temperate and boreal regions of the earth.
Modes of Application- massage, compress, bath, salve, direct inhalation, diffuser, steam inhalation
Safety data- Skin sensitization possible if using old and/or oxidized oils. Essential Oils are typically used externally through inhalation and topical application while properly diluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner to address a specific health need, for a specified amount of time. Keep away from children and pets.
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Please note: Information and statements provided by AroMed Aromatherapy and Lauren Andrews RN, CA, have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any health condition or disease. Information and interest only. The information is not designed for self-diagnosis. If you are concerned about a healthcare issue, see your doctor, specialist or ND. Please note that AroMed Aromatherapy accepts no liability for misuse of essential oils or other products.