Botanical Name: Abies alba
Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Needles
Note: Middle - Top
Synonym: Silver Fir Needle, Silver Spruce, White Fir
Blends Well With: Cypress, and other trees; Mandarin, and other citrus
Aroma: Fresh, terpenic, refreshingly bright, and slightly-camphorous
**Euro droppers are not included with 100 ml bottles**
INHALATION: Add the following to an amber glass bottle: 15 drops of Silver Fir, 20 drops of Eucalyptus (Radiata), 15 drops of Tea Tree and 10 drops of Myrtle. Shake to mix well. Fill a bowl with steamy water; add to the bowl 2 drops of the essential oil mixture, covering your head and bowl with a towel to keep the steam in. Inhale through your nose, with eyes closed. Breathe in the vapors for several minutes, or as desired.
INHALER/DIFFUSER: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Silver Fir, 5 drops of Frankincense and 5 drops of Niaouli. Or add 5-6 drops of this blend to your diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.
FOOT BATH: Mix 5 drops of Silver Fir and 3 drops of Tea Tree in 1 oz Jojoba oil and 1 oz salt. Add to a full basin of warm water and soak feet for 15 minutes or as desired.
SHAMPOO: Add to 1 tablespoon of your shampoo: 1 drop of Silver Fir and 2 drops of Tea Tree. Massage well into the scalp; rinse well before using conditioner.
ROOM SPRAY: In an 8 ounce spray bottle add 60 drops of Silver Fir, 40 drops of Orange, 10 drops of Cinnamon Bark and 10 drops of Peppermint, then fill with 2 oz grain alcohol and 6 oz distilled water. Shake well before each use. Mist as needed to relieve musty smells and discourage pests.
SPORTS MASSAGE: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 8 drops of Silver Fir, 2 drops of Peppermint, 5 drops of Lavender and 5 drops of Rosemary, then fill with Jojoba oil and shake to mix well. Massage into sore muscles. (1.7% dilution)
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