Wild Black Spruce Essential Oil (Spruce Needle)
Botanical Name: Picea mariana
Plant Part: Needles and Twigs
Extraction Method: Steam
Description: Black Spruce is a naturally growing tree in Canada. It is typically found in wet, swampy areas where the wild growing trees can grow up to 15 meters in height.
Color: Colorless to Pale yellow
Aroma Strength: Medium
Aromatic Scent: Spruce Black essential oil is one of Canada’s best kept secrets. It is sweeter, and softer than most evergreen oils with a balsamic, resinous odor with green woody notes. Overall, the scent is very clean, fresh and pleasant.
History: Black Spruce Needle Essential oil has a long history of use in saunas, steam baths, and as an additive to baths and massage products in spas. A particular strength of this essential oil is it’s ability to target sore muscles and reenergize.
Cautions: Black Spruce essential oil should be applied to the skin only in dilution as it has the potential to be a possible skin irritant.