Botanical name: Picea mariana
Common name: Spruce Black
Plant part: Needles and twigs
Extraction method: Steam distilled
Common uses: Spruce has traditionally been used to relieve muscular aches and pains. Spruce oil has also been greatly used in cleaning products as well as room refreshners.
Strength of aroma: 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 scent with green woody notes.
Caution: Non-toxic, non-irritating and non-sensitising. Avoid during pregnancy.