EcoOils SPRUCE HEMLOCK OIL
Hemlock spruce (Tsuga Canadensis) which is in the pine family of botanical plants. We get the oil through steam distillation of the needles and twigs of this conifer tree and the oil is produced today in Canada. The hemlock is a large evergreen tree that can grow up to 160 feet high. It has slender horizontal branches with small brown cones. Traditionally hemlock spruce has been used for respiratory complaints, circulation, muscles and joints as well as stress-related problems. Spruce Hemlock or Tsuga as the oil is sometimes referred to, has analgesic and anti-rheumatic properties. It is used as a blood cleanser and a stimulant.
Aroma: Pleasing, Fresh-balsamic, Sweet-fruity
Traditional Use. American Indians heated the twigs in steam baths to induce sweating for relief of rheumatism, colds and coughs. They applied the bark and twigs externally to stop bleeding wounds and sore muscles.
Properties: Antimicrobial, Antiseptic, Astringent, Expectorant.
How to Use: Topical, Massage, Bath, Diffuse, Inhalation
Blends well with Cedarwood Himalayan, Lavender, Rosemary, Clary Sage
Safety Generally considered safe. Not for internal use.