Black Spruce Oil
A powerful wood essential oil, Black Spruce is distilled from the needles and branches of the Picea Mariana tree. Known to create a relaxing atmosphere, start your day off with the cooling and soothing benefits of Black Spruce. Co-impact sourced from Canada.
Historically used by Native Americans to promote skin health and as part of their spiritual healing and cleansing practices. A powerful wood essential oil, Black Spruce oil is distilled from the needles and branches of the Picea Mariana tree. Black Spruce essential oil is high in bornyl acetate, a chemical component that promotes relaxation and calmness. Start your day off with the cooling and soothing benefits of Black Spruce oil, both topically and aromatically. After strenuous exercise, or when your body is in need of topical support, massage Black Spruce essential oil into the skin with a carrier to create a soothing, comforting massage. Diffuse Black Spruce oil or apply to the back of the neck throughout the day to create feelings of harmony and balance. The refreshing aroma of Black Spruce essential oil is often used in aromatherapy to help maintain feelings of clear airways and easy breathing.
- Combine with carrier oil and massage into skin for soothing comfort.
- Diffuse to help reduce stress.
- Apply to skin to help soothe minor skin irritations.
- Inhale throughout the day to experience the refreshing aroma and to promote feelings of easy breathing.
Directions for Use
Aromatic use: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with a carrier oil to minimize any skin sensitivity. See additional precautions below.
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor's care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears or other sensitive areas.
- Provides soothing relief to the skin
- Offers a calming and relaxing aroma
- Helps reduce and manage stress
- Promotes feelings of clear and easy breathing
- Soothes minor skin irritations
Balsamic, green, fruity, woody
Bornyl acetate, a-pinene, camphene, δ-3-carene
A powerful essential oil from the pine family, this woody, refreshing fir oil is grounding, cleansing, and soothing. Black Spruce is slightly sweeter in scent than some of the other fir oils; its harmonizing aroma is perfect for your next diffuser blend or evening massage.
- Diffuse Black Spruce with a couple drops of Wild Orange for a delicious smelling, relaxing, and invigorating environment.
- For a soothing bath, add Epsom salts and a few drops of Black Spruce to the warm water.
- Diffuse in the morning or during mediation to create a calming, balanced atmosphere.
- Open the Black Spruce oil bottle and breathe deeply when you’re feeling stressed.
- Apply to the skin for a cleansing, soothing experience.
What Is Black Spruce Essential Oil Used For?
Black Spruce has been used by Native Americans historically as part of their spiritual healing and cleansing practices. Black Spruce is often used on the skin to soothe minor irritations and provide a refreshing sensation.
Bornyl acetate, the main chemical constituent in Black Spruce oil, promotes calmness and relaxation. Black Spruce’s invigorating, rejuvenating aroma is used in aromatherapy to help maintain feelings of clear airways and easy breathing. Its aroma also creates an environment of harmony and balance. In fact, Black Spruce is one of the oils included in the doTERRA Balance® Grounding Blend.
How to Use Black Spruce Essential Oil
Using Black Spruce aromatically can help promote feelings of easy breathing; it also produces a calming, grounding environment. You can use Black Spruce aromatically by diffusing it or simply opening the bottle and taking a deep breath.
You can also access the aromatic benefits of Black Spruce oil through topical use because when you put Black Spruce on your skin, its beautiful, fresh, fir scent lingers! You may also consider adding Black Spruce to your next DIY essential oil perfume for a refreshing, woody twist in tone.
To soothe minor skin irritations, apply a drop or two of Black Spruce oil to the area. After a long, tiring day or strenuous exercise, add a few drops of Black Spruce to a warm bath or combine a couple drops with Fractionated Coconut Oil and massage your muscles and skin.
Where Does doTERRA Black Spruce Come From?
Sourced from Canada, Black Spruce essential oil comes from the needles and branches of the Picea mariana tree. Learn more about Black Spruce sourcing and how it illustrates our Co-impact Sourcing® principle of environmental stewardship through the link below.