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Organic black spruce

Organic black spruce

Picea mariana

Botanical Properties

This great conifer belongs to the Pinaceae family, and can grow up to 20m tall in areas that harbour favourable conditions. It produces a fruit or cone that is cardinal red in colour, but turns brown as it matures. This conifer adapts relatively well to regions with hostile or extreme conditions, such as Canada, Alaska, and tundra regions.

Origin and history

Black spruce originated in Northern America, where it was venerated by the indigenous peoples. They used to utilise it during shamanic rituals, and as an antiseptic and expectorant in traditional medicine.

Organoleptic properties

Aspect : liquid

Colour : green-yellow

Odour : fresh, resinous

Distilled parts: Needles

Country of origin: Canada

Density: 0.922 - 0.935


Main biochemical components: Bornyl acetate, Camphene, alpha-Pinene.

Allergenic molecules naturally found within this essential oil : Limonene.

Certain natural components of this essential oil may cause allergic reactions. Please do an allergy test on the skin in the crease of your elbow before using this product.


Our organic black spruce essential oil is:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antitussive
  • Expectorant
  • Tonic
  • Antifungal
  • Antibacterial
  • Antiseptic


We recommend organic black spruce essential oil for bronchitis, rhinitis, and if in need of a pulmonary decongestant. It is also useful to help calm hyperactive thyroids. Our organic black spruce essential oil acts in similarly to cortisone. It affects the adrenal glands, causing its classification as both a general and neuro- tonic.



Please consult your doctor before taking any treatment or therapy orally.

Oral administration:

Take 2 drops of organic black spruce essential oil twice a day: mix with a little honey or a put on a lozenge under the tongue to help with respiratory infections.

On the skin:

Mix 15 drops of black spruce essential oil with 10ml of organic sesame oil. Use this blend to vigorously massage the torso and the upper section of the back in the case of bronchitis.

By diffusion:

Black spruce essential oil, when diffused in one’s living spaces, will act as an effective antiseptic and anti-infective agent during times of the year when one is prone to respiratory infection.

Possible synergies

Respiratory tract: Eucalyptus, Thyme

Energetic values and synergies

In energy aromatherapy, black spruce is linked to the Vishuddhi chakra, the 5th chakra. This chakra is associated with the colour blue.

Black spruce essential oil will reboost your confidence and conveys the strength of different energies. In the case of fatigue, or before a big effort or test, massage the thorax with a few drops of black spruce essential oil mixed with a few drops of a vegetable oil.

In synergy: Mix with Ginger, or Mint


Flammable. Oral use only under medical advice. Keep out of reach of children. Unadvisable for children under the age of three, pregnant or lactating women. Do not apply to the skin before exposing oneself to the sun. Can be used in cooking. Do not apply neat to the skin.


The information given on this site regarding essential oils are only to be taken as indications. They do in no way, aim to replace any medical advice given by a qualified doctor. For all therapeutic uses, or if you wish to obtain more information on essential oils, please consult your doctor

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