Balsam Fir

Botanical Name Abies balsamea 
Botanical family Pinaceae 
Origin Canada 
Method Complete distillation by steam distillation 
Plant part Needles 
Note Middle Top 
Appearance limpid mobile liquid 
Color pale yellow 
Odor balsamic, resinous, fresh and sweet 
Biochemical composition of the essential oil Monoterpenes (60%): alpha-pinenes and beta-pinenes
Esters (10%): bornyl acetate 
Therapeutic properties  1. Anticatarrhal, balsamic
2. Pulmonary decongestant
3. Anti-infective
4. Atmospheric antiseptic
5. General tonic and stimulant
Main therapeutic indications   1. Sinusitis, otitis, colds, catarrh
2. Bronchitis, chronic bronchitis, emphysema
3. General asthenia  
4. Atmospheric purification
5. Osteoarthritis, arthritis, rheumatism
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