Our Black Spruce Essential Oil (Picea mariana) comes from Canada is steam distilled from the tree's needles. It has a clean, coniferous aroma with balsamic top notes and sweet, earthy undertones reminiscent of the deep, green forests where it grows.
Herbal preparations of Black Spruce have reportedly been used in traditional cultures to address body aches and pains and as a remedy for respiratory complaints. The resin has been used in the tree’s native range as a chewing gum, while both cones and needles have been utilized for making therapeutic salves and tea. Aromatherapists have described the essential oil as potentially having grounding and calming effects.