Botanical Name: Picea mariana
Plant Part: Needles and Twigs
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Product Description: Often referred to as Black Spruce, it is a naturally growing tree in Canada found in wet and swampy areas. Typically, Black Spruce ranges from 5 meters to 15 meters in height, but can grow as tall as 30 meters. Black Spruce Essential Oil has a pleasant scent, and is often used in aromatherapy treatments, alongside warm baths. It is also commonly used in detergents and sprays.
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. Avoid use during pregnancy.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.