Native to both Russia and Canada, the Siberian fir tree is a tall evergreen conifer. It is already being used in some familiar blends doTERRA offers like the Purify Cleansing Blend, where it is used to purify the air and protect against environmental threats. The scent also often reminds people of the Christmas season. If you’re familiar with the doTERRA Holiday Joy blend, you are probably already familiar with Siberian Fir—it’s the first ingredient on the bottle.
To create this refreshing and calming essential oil, harvesters collect the needles and twigs. Both components are then steam distilled. The Siberian fir tree is a tall, light in color, conifer tree native to Russia and Canada. Siberian Fir essential oil has a refreshing, woody scent that is known for its calming and relaxing properties. Siberian Fir has a unique chemical composition that is predominately bornyl acetate, which provides a majority of the easing benefits of this essential oil. Siberian Fir can be very soothing to the skin, making it an ideal essential oil to add to a comforting massage.
Siberian Fir essential oil has a unique chemical composition that is predominately bornyl acetate, which provides a majority of the calming benefits of this essential oil. Inhaling bornyl acetate may promote relaxation and reduce stimulation during stressful situations.
Siberian Fir can be soothing to the body when used in a massage. After strenuous activity, dilute Siberian Fir essential oil with Fractionated Coconut Oil and massage into legs and back for soothing comfort. Applied topically, Siberian Fir essential oil can also help soothe minor skin irritations.
Favorite Uses for Siberian Fir Essential Oil
Siberian Fir’s woody scent makes it a pleasant oil to use. See some of our favorite ways below:
- Diffuse three to four drops to utilize the wonderful Christmas tree scent and make your home inviting during the holidays. You can even add it to salt dough ornaments to hang on your tree.
- Soothe your skin from minor skin irritations by applying Siberian Fir, diluting as needed with Fractionated Coconut Oil.
- Whether you’ve spent the day doing deep-cleaning, running a marathon, or chasing after kids, you can massage Siberian Fir into your skin for soothing comfort after strenuous activity.
- Add a few drops to shower melts or two to three drops to a diffuser to promote feelings of easy breathing.
Emotional and Energetic Uses for Siberian Fir Essential Oil
Siberian fir (Abies sibirica) is a tall evergreen tree within the Pinaceae family. Siberian fir trees are typically found in Russia, Finland, and North America. With a slight yellow tint, Siberian Fir essential oil has been described as having a refreshing scent reminiscent of pine.In contrast, Siberian Fir oil is known for its green, woody, refreshing scent.
When diffused, Siberian Fir can help promote feelings of easy breathing, while calming the emotions and providing a grounding effect. Siberian Fir is also used in aromatherapy to help overcome feelings of self-doubt and encourage confidence. Any time you are working through difficult circumstances at home, work, or school, diffuse Siberian Fir to help reduce stress. Inhale deeply to experience the refreshing aroma.
If you need a minute to feel more balanced while working through difficult circumstances, keep yourself grounded by diffusing Siberian Fir and reduce anxious feelings and help reduce your stress level. As a general rule, any tree oil is a good option for grounding.
Like a stroll through a mountain forest, Siberian Fir essential oil promotes relaxation and eases the symptoms of stress. The scent of this oil helps calm the nerves and soothe anxious feelings. Siberian Fir is a good oil to use during times of change or upheaval.
Try using Siberian fir during a grounding session. When you are overwhelmed with anxious feelings, it’s good to try a grounding exercise. Try thinking of five things you can see, four things you can feel, three things you can hear, two things you can smell, and one good thing about yourself. Before you attempt this ritual, grab your Siberian fir and inhale from the bottle as you do so. Siberian fir isn’t the only essential oil this exercise works well with. It works with any essential oil distilled from a parts of a tree.
Do you keep an artificial Christmas tree and miss the scent of a fresh cut fir? These non-toxic DIY scented pinecones make a fun centerpiece while putting out the fresh scent of Siberian Fir.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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