A member of the Pinaceae plant family, Spruce is a close cousin of firs, pines and hemlocks. Spruce thrives in the cold, wet climate of North America. It is commonly found in Canada from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific coast, in some of the northern states of the continental U.S., and in Alaska, Labrador, and Newfoundland. There are over 40 species of Spruce but not all offer therapeutic benefits.
Historically, Lakota Americans have used Black Spruce for healing wounds and muscular pain. It was also an important part of their spiritual rituals because of its purifying and cleansing properties. In Europe, Black Spruce was used to treat gingivitis and stomach infections
Grounding and stimulating Black Spruce at the same time. It’s grounding and stimulating effect is great on a nervous system, hyperactive individual, it energizes someone who is feeling lethargic and melancholic
Botanical Name: Picea mariana
Plant Part: Needles and twigs
Processing Method: Steam Distillation
Description: A thin, clear, colourless to pale yellow liquid.
Properties: Anti-anxiety, Antibacterial, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Balancing, Cleansing, Decongestant, Stimulant and Sedating.
Ways to use:
For a relaxing atmosphere: By far the best method to take in the benefits of Black Spruce is through your essential oil diffuser , It is known to support and strengthen the adrenal glands during times of stress and fatigue. Use for upper respiratory problems.
Body Massage: As an analgesic and rubefacient, Black Spruce can help lift your spirit from rheumatic pain by adding 3-5 drops to 1 oz. unscented massage oil.
Shower: you can add 5 drops to a washcloth and place it on your chest while taking a warm shower or add 2 drops in hot water, cover head with a towel and inhale the vapors.
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