Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Dark brown viscous liquid with Characteristic of strong aroma|
|:||Soluble in ethyl alcohol. Insoluble in water|
|:||0.87 – 0.88 @ 20°C|
|:||1.470 – 1.500 @ 20°C|
Plant Part Used
|:||Solvent extraction of the needles and twigs|
DESCRIPTION:Balsam Fir is a North American fir, which is native to most of eastern and central Canada. The needles of the fir are about 3/4 to 1-1/4 inches long with two white stripes running down the underside of each needle.
CONSTITUENTS:halogenated ethyl-3;3-dimethylbicyclo[2.2.1]heptane-2-propanoates (such as ethyl-á-halo-3, 3-dimethylbicyclo[2.2.1]and heptane-2-propanoate
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:A middle note of strong aroma, Fir Balsam Essential Oil has the crisp, clean scent of fir balsam needles.
BLENDS WITH:Fir Needle, Spruce, Pine Scotch and Pine Needle
COMMON NAMES:Peppery Orchid Tree
USES:It has masculine, outdoorsy attributes and is used in men's fragrances, bath preparations, air fresheners, soaps and shaving creams. It is also ideal to be used in formulations for insect sprays.