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Spruce- Black Essential Oil

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Immerse yourself in the tranquility of an evergreen forest with Edens Garden Black Spruce essential oil. This exceptional oil offers a soft green and balsamic-like woody aroma that embarks you on a sensory journey to the heart of nature from the comfort of your home. Known for its grounding properties, Black Spruce provides a serene backdrop to any wellness practice, enveloping you in an inspiring woodland essence that rejuvenates body, mind, and spirit.

Expertly distilled from the needles and twigs of spruce trees native to the United States' eastern coastline, our Black Spruce essential oil harnesses the purity of pale yellow nectar. It's a favorite among those crafting their own woodsy fragrance blends, harmonizing beautifully with resinous oils like Cypress or Myrrh to create a multi-layered aromatic profile. Whether diffused to cleanse the air and elevate your mood or added to DIY cleaning solutions for an earth-friendly freshness, Black Spruce is as versatile as it is captivating.

For daily moments of reflection or meditation, introduce a drop of Black Spruce into your routine, inviting the outside in and anchoring your intentions with its steadfast forest aura. Complement your skincare regimen by mixing it with a carrier oil, treating your skin to an invigorating touch of the wild. With Edens Garden, you're choosing not just an essential oil but a path to accessible quality and wellness, encapsulated in every drop of Black Spruce essential oil. Embrace this natural wonder and let it guide you to a peaceful, balanced haven.


Botanical Name: Picea mariana

Type: Black

Origin: Canada

Method: Steam Distilled

Plant Part: Needles

Note: Middle - Top

Family: Pinaceae

Synonym: Black Spruce

Blends Well With: Cypress, and other pines; Myrrh, and other resins

Aroma: Earthy, terpenic, and rounded

Consistency: Thin

Color: Clear

Safety & Shelf life

Safety: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.

OK For Kids: 2+

Kids Max Dilution: 1%

Shelf Life: 1-2 Years

Pet Safety: Essential oils are generally safe to diffuse around adult cats and dogs intermittently. Ensure the room you’re diffusing in is well-ventilated and that your pet can leave if desired. Discontinue use if you notice any adverse reaction. Avoid topical use and diffusing around young pets, small animals or pets with health problems.
Frequently Asked Questions
How to make Spruce essential oil?
  • Spruce essential oil is made via steam distillation. In steam distillation, plant material is placed in a still, water is added, then heat is applied to the unit. As water heats, plants release their essential oil, the oil rises with steam droplets that are sucked into a pipe and the oil and water are then separated. While it may not be possible to make Spruce essential oil at home, you can make aromatic hydrosol water that contains many of the same therapeutic benefits as essential oil. Click here for instructions on how to make your own hydrosol.
What’s the difference between Black Spruce and Idaho Blue Spruce essential oil?
  • There is little we’re able to gather about Idaho Blue Spruce as there is no GC/MS report (a test that reveals what is an oil and whether or not it’s pure, quality oil) available by Young Living. However, based on its description, Edens Garden’s Black Spruce is comparable to Idaho Blue Spruce essential oil. An essential oil that links the freshness of an open forest with the human experience, Spruce has a soft green and woody aroma. Its fragrance is sometimes compared to balsamic and pine. Therapeutically it helps to aid the respiratory system, soothe muscle aches and encourage energy.
What is Spruce essential oil used for?
  • Black Spruce essential oil (Picea mariana) has been used throughout history for its many healing attributes. Diffused, it assists with respiratory issues, cold & flu symptoms, allergies and congestion. Inhaled before bed, Spruce is also a helpful sleep aid. Diluted and applied topically, it alleviates pain and muscle soreness. Its earthy, pine-like aroma also makes it a worthy addition to DIYs.
Are Spruce and Hemlock the same essential oil?
  • Black Spruce and Hemlock (also known as Hemlock Spruce) refer to two different oils that share various similarities. Hemlock (Pinus canadensis) is steam distilled from the needles and twigs of the Hemlock tree. Aromatically, its similar to Spruce in that its earthy, fresh, clean and crisp. Therapeutically, both Spruce and Hemlock offer respiratory support and soothe pain and inflammation. Because of their many similarities, Black Spruce and Hemlock can both be used interchangeably.
How to use Spruce essential oil to clean house?
  • Due to its clean, crisp aroma and antimicrobial properties, Spruce makes an excellent addition to household cleaning. To create an all-purpose cleaning spray, combine 80 drops Spruce and 1 oz 190-proof grain alcohol in a 4 oz glass spray bottle. Let sit for a few hours, then add 3 oz distilled water. Spray onto surfaces, linens, in the air and around high-traffic areas to refresh your space. To deodorize and refresh the air, you can also add 10 drops Spruce per 100 ml of water in an essential oil diffuser.
Comments from GC/MS report:The analysis of this Spruce batch sample meets the expected chemical profile for authentic essential oil of Picea mariana. No contamination or adulteration was detected. The results provided in this GCMS quality analysis reflect the chemical composition of the oil and lot referenced above on the date of analysis.

How to Use

Apply Topically: Our Single Essential Oils and Synergy Blends are 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.

Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.

DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop, our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.

FRAGRANT SACHET: Fill an empty sachet bag with dried flowers, herbs, or cotton balls. Add 6-10 drops of Spruce to the sachet filling; close and place the sachet in drawers, or hang in your closet.

CLEANING SPRAY: To an 8 ounce spray bottle add: 20 drops of Spruce, 40 drops of Lemon and 30 drops of Tea Tree, then fill with 2 oz grain alcohol and 6 oz distilled water. Shake well before each use.

UPLIFT: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Spruce, 5 drops of Fir and 5 drops of Lemon. Or add 5-6 drops Spruce to your diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.

MUSCLE MASSAGE: Add to a 4 ounce squeeze bottle: 8 drops of Spruce, 2 drops of Birch, 10 drops of Helichrysum, 5 drops of Peppermint and 15 drops of Copaiba, then fill with Jojoba oil and shake well to mix. Apply to overworked muscles and massage. (2.7% dilution)

BATH SALTS: Combine: 4 drops of Spruce, 1 drop of Spearmint and 2 drops of Pine with 1 tablespoon of Jojoba oil and 1/2 cup of Epsom salts. Add to full bath and rejuvenate for 15-30 minutes.

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