|Botanical Name||Abies balsamea|
|Common Name||Peppery Orchid Tree|
|Country of Origin||Canada|
|Solubility||Soluble in ethyl alcohol. Insoluble in water|
|Specific Gravity||0.87200 - 0.87800 @ 25.00 °C|
|Optical Rotation||-24 – -27 @ 20°C|
|Refrective Index||1.47300 - 1.47600 @ 20.00 °C|
|Bland With||Fir Needle, Spruce, Pine Scotch and Pine Needle|
|Flash Point||43 °C|
|Extraction Method||Steam Distillation|
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.
Fir Balsam has long been used in folk remedy for bronchitis, burns, catarrh and cold. Fir Balsam was applied to wounds during the American Civil war, and before the advent of chewing gum, was sold as a confection. It has been used traditionally for fever, rheumatic pain and any kind of respiratory or sinus infections.
Color : Dark brown viscous liquid with Characteristic of strong aroma,
Aroma : Fir Balsam Oil has a crisp, clean Christmas tree aroma that is uplifting, warming and calming.
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
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.