Spruce essential oil is a less well known oil even though its fragrance is really lovely and its therapeutic properties extensive. It has a beautiful green forest aroma and can be grouped with other evergreen trees in terms of fragrance and also healing properties.
Spruce essential oil has a relaxing effect on the mind – and is great for settling anxieties and relieving stress, enabling inner strengths to come to the forefront. It is able to elevate the mind somewhat, and is therefore a nice oil to go to whilst practising yoga or for meditation – blend in an oil burner with frankincense, sandalwood or cedarwood for a beautiful fragrance and helpful therapeutics during any spiritual practice.
Physically it stimulates and tones different systems of the body and like other conifers it is particularly useful for respiratory ailments. It is a good anti-spasmodic and expectorant, so perfect for annoying coughs or for the later stages to encourage productivity of the cough. Blend with rosemary (to decongest) and expel mucous efficiently.
Spruce oil is wonderful in massage blends for soothing muscular aches and pains and helps increase circulation. It is also implicated in the toning of the adrenal glands, which are part of the endocrine system and partially responsible for the production of the hormones that regulate our bodies and emotions.
Spruce Hemlock Essential Oil blends well with:
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