Botanical name: Abies balsamea. Parts used: Needles. Country of origin: Canada.
Balsam fir essential oil is part of what we might call our Quebec eucalyptus trees. It is known to unblock the respiratory tract (and therefore excellent in diffusion during a cold, bronchitis). Thanks to its anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, analgesic and reddening properties, it soothes joint pain