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Soul-satisfying Spruce Essential Oil is wild-crafted and steam distilled deep in the heart of the Canadian wilderness. Also known as Black Spruce, this salve is invigorating, and may ease feelings of fatigue and rev clarity levels. Black Spruce is milder and gentler than other evergreen oils. Enjoy an inviting fragrance of evergreen, freshly fallen snow, and sweet wood as you clarify the breath and ease the tension of time.
Botanical Name: Picea mariana
Botanical Family: Pinaceae
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Part of Plant Distilled: Needles
Country of Origin: Canada
Cultivation Method: Wild
Composition: 100% Picea mariana
Consistency: Thin viscosity
Scent Description: Fresh and clean, with sweet hints of wood and earth.
In Living Libations: Trees Please Forest Cologne
Blends well with: Frankincense, Firs, Grapefruit, Bergamot, Spikenard, Eucalyptus, and Rosemary.
Uses: Tonic used by the Lakota Indians to enhance communication with the Great Spirit. Great for inhaling. Fortifying for feelings. Diffuse for fresh, clean air or add to our salt pipe.
Our Black Spruce Essential Oil is a strengthening shield that has been used for centuries in Europe and North America for its plant properties. Used by the Lakota Indians in spiritual ceremonies, the essence of spruce inspires communion with the divine. While many essential oils that hail from the evergreen family are sharp and vigorous in their scent and affect, Black Spruce essence is gentle, understated, and subtle.
Because of its reputed ability to release blockages and rev respiration, it has been used historically in hot spring baths, saunas, and massage. It pushes through emotional and spiritual impasses and stirs feelings of peace, balance, and a sense of being comfortable in one's own skin can all be attributed to spruce.
"The trees are a standing night, and every fir and spruce which you fell is a plume plucked from night's raven wing."
~ Henry David Thoreau, The Allegash and East Branch
"Spruce oil smells sweet and soft, warm and inviting, like an evergreen forest that wants to envelop, protect, and bring you back into balance."
~ Roberta Wilson, Aromatherapy: Essential Oils for Vibrant Health and Beauty
"Black spruce is a bracing, revitalizing tonic and steadying nervine. It is simultaneously elevating and grounding. Psychologically, it imparts fortitude and firm self-reliance."
~ Kate and Peter Damian, Scent and Psyche