How to Use Spruce Essential Oil

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Spruce Essential Oil has a wide variety of uses stemming from its many therapeutic properties. Spruce Essential Oil is a powerful antibacterial & antiviral agent, it also has strong antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, & analgesic properties. Outside of the bod, Spruce Essential Oil is also an excellent natural disinfectant, & has a pleasant earthy-sweet scent similar to the other conifers such as Pine & Fir.

How to Use Spruce Essential Oil in Your Natural Wellness Routine

Healing Respiratory Ailments With Spruce Essential Oil

The many powerful healing properties of Spruce Essential Oil make it very useful in Natural Medicine & Natural Wellness. This oil is particularly well suited to treating respiratory issues such as asthma & bronchitis. This is due to the fact that Spruce Essential Oil is a powerful antibacterial, which kills the infection-causing bacteria, as well as a decongestant, which helps clear the airways, in particular the tiny bronchioles, of mucus & phlegm. To aid with respiratory ailments, add Spruce Essential Oil to water & diffuse in an ultrasonic diffuser. Inhaling the diffused oil will deliver it directly into the lungs where it can get to work treating the causes of respiratory discomfort & distress. Try 10 drops of Spruce & 5 drops of Jasmine Essential Oil in a diffuser for a therapeutic treatment that smells amazing.  

Spruce Essential Oil as a Topical Treatment

The healing powers of Spruce Essential Oil don’t stop at respiratory conditions. Spruce Essential Oil also treats many skin conditions including psoriasis, eczema & dermatitis, & can be used as an analgesic to help with muscular & joint aches & pains associated with injury, arthritis & rheumatism. When applied to skin conditions such as dermatitis & psoriasis, Spruce Essential Oil kills the bacteria that cause the flare ups while stimulating & fortifying the immune system, shortening the life of the symptoms. The anti-inflammatory properties of Spruce Essential Oil help reduce the swelling & pain associated with arthritis & muscular injuries, & can reduce scarring & speed up the healing process when applied to wounds. To utilise Spruce Essential Oil as a topical treatment simply add to a carrier oil, such as Coconut oil or Jojoba oil, & apply directly to the skin. An example of an excellent topical treatment for aching muscles is 5 drops Spruce, 5 Drops Lavender, & 5 drops Balsam Essential Oil added to 60ml of Coconut Oil.

Spruce Oil in Aromatherapy

Spruce Oil has a fresh, uplifting scent reminiscent of a spring day in a north American forest. Spruce Essential Oil is commonly used in meditation practises for its centring, calming & strongly grounding effect. It is also used to aid memory recall, clear mental confusion & relieving stress & anxiety. Spruce blends well with Cedarwood, Pine, Galbanum, Lavender, Rosemary Essential Oils. Try mixing and matching these Essential Oils to find the perfect scent.

Other Uses for Spruce Essential Oil

Spruce Essential Oil is also a common ingredient in natural cleaners & soaps for both its pleasant aroma & disinfectant properties. It can also be used as an effective room deodoriser by adding 10 drops to an ultrasonic diffuser or adding to water & spraying around the room.

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