Fir, Silver – certified organic essential oil

Scientific Name: abies alba

Family: Pinaceae

Origin: Albania


breathe me: decongest, immunity,energy, mood-boost

gemfleur: energy+,decongest+


Crisp, smooth, dry, coniferous aroma with earthy undertones.

Key Qualities:

Grounding, elevating, cephalic, refreshing, restorative.

Primary Constituents:

Limonene, alpha-Pinene, Camphene, beta-Caryophyllene, Bornyl acetate.

Traditional Aromatherapy use:

Useful for arthritis, muscle pain, rheumatism, and acute bronchial conditions. Silver Fir essential oil contains almost 50% d-limonene. Immunostimulant effects of d-limonene include stimulating lymphocyte proliferation (4) increasing the total white blood cell count (5), increasing the number and phagocytic activity of macrophages (1,2), and stimulating antibody production (5). Additionally, natural killer cell activity was enhanced in vitro by d-limonene (3).

Research on Silver Fir (abies alba):

Radical Scavenging Activity of the Essential Oil of Silver Fir (Abies alba

Composition of essential oil from seeds and cones of Abies alba

Effect of D-limonene on immune response in BALB/c mice with lymphoma.

Distribution and immune responses resulting from oral administration of D-limonene in rats.

Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology, Phytoncides (Wood Essential Oils) Induce Human Natural Killer Cell Activity

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