Balsam Fir ( Idaho) (Abies balsamea) is a conifer oil distilled in northern Idaho that
has a refreshing and uplifting scent. Used in massage, it has a soothing effect on muscle
and body discomfort associated with exercise.
Idaho Balsam Fir has an approximate
ORAC of 205,047(TE/L).
TE/L is expressed as micromole Trolox equivalent per liter.
Additional References: HerbalGram - Access
the archives of the peer-reviewed journal of the American Botanical Council.
How to use: For dietary, aromatic or topical use.
When using as a supplement, dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid such as goat's or rice milk.
Possible skin sensitivity. If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician.
Do not use near fire, flame, heat or sparks.
When asked about Idaho Balsam Fir, Gary Young replied,
"Idaho Balsam Fir is an oil that is very dear to my heart.
I personally oversee the harvest and distillation of the oil
from the balsam trees on the farm in Highland Flats,
It is a very versatile oil for the skin and can be
used much like Lavender. It is soothing for muscles and
joints and is often used in place of Panaway. It is also an
excellent oil to diffuse as it supports the respiratory system.
Clinical studies indicate that Balsam Fir supports the
reduction of cortisol levels by 18-28%. Idaho Balsam Fir
is one of Young Living's greatest discoveries and best kept
Dedicated Young Living distributors work hard to help create
the world's finest essential oils at the 2013 Winter Harvest.
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