Douglas Fir 5ml - Plant Therapy

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Clean piney-fresh scent with hints of citrus

Ever heard of forest bathing? Called Shinrin-yoku, it's a Japanese practice of literally going into the woods to "bathe" in the forest atmosphere. Believed to be beneficial for both body and soul, you too can reap the benefits without driving for hours into the mountains! How?

Diffuse Plant Therapy's Douglas Fir essential oil and you'll know exactly what we're talking about. In addition to its invigorating woodsy aroma, Douglas Fir is also helpful during the cold season as it clears away congestion and promotes easy breathing.

On top of that, this oil can give any home the perfect Christmas scent. It's useful in making your artificial tree smell like the real thing or simply to enhance the scent of a real tree. A bottled up Christmas tree, here's just what you need to keep the magic of the holiday last all season long!

Blends Well With:

Bergamot, Cedarwood (all types), Cypress, Pink Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Sweet Marjoram, Sweet Orange

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Ingredients

Douglas Fir Oil

Description

Based in Twin Falls, Idaho, Plant Therapy was established in 2011 and is a leading supplier of organic essential oils, carrier oils, pre-diluted roll-ons, and more. All of their oils are 100% pure and free from any additives, adulterants or dilutions. 

How to use Essential Oils

Diffuse

Add 2-4 drops of essential oil to your diffuser after having added water to the fill line. Some oils may require 4-8 drops to be added.

Massage

Essential oils should always be diluted before applying to the skin. Blend essential oil with coconut oil, almond oil or any other suitable carrier oil for massage.

Inhalation

Essential oils suitable for inhalation should be diluted by adding 1-2 drops of essential oil to a bowl of steaming water. Place a towel over your head and the bowl of water. With your eyes closed, inhale the scent for up to 5 minutes at a time.

Other uses

You can add 3-5 drops of essential oil to a full bath of water, or onto a face washer placed in the bottom of your shower.

Rollerbottles are handy for ‘on the go’ applications – simply fill a rollerbottle with your preferred carrier oil and add some drops of your essential oil. You can also fit a rollerball top to an essential oil bottle rather than using a separate bottle – make sure to dilute your oil however. If that sounds like too much work, you can simply purchase ready made rollerbottles.

Essential oils are great additions to bases to make your own personal care items such as soaps, face creams or shampoos. You can also use essential oils to help cut down on chemicals in your cleaning supplies. Make sure to check out our blog articles for more ideas!

Get To Know Your Oil

Aromatic Description

Clean, piney aroma with a hint of sweetness

Botanic Name

Pseudotsuga menziesii

Country Of Origin

Canada

Derived From

Branches / Needles

Method Of Extraction

Steam Distillation

Safety Cautions

Essential oils are natural, but they are also concentrated. We recommend following basic safety precautions when using your oils:

  • Essential oils should not be ingested, unless it is under the guidance of a suitably qualified practitioner.

  • Do not use oils undiluted on the skin, unless the instructions permit otherwise. Many oils can cause irritation when placed directly on skin, particularly on sensitive areas such as the eyes or mouth. Some oils (particularly those in the citrus family) can cause photosensitivity if used prior to going out in the sun - please check instructions carefully.

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should consult your healthcare practitioner prior to using essential oils. As a general guideline, oils should be avoided for the first four months of pregnancy and never used undiluted. Some oils should be avoided during pregnancy: Bay, Basil, Cedar wood, Clary Sage, Comfrey, Cypress, Fennel, Ginger, Hyssop, Jasmine, Juniper, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Melissa, Myrrh, Peppermint, Rose, Rosemary, Sage & Thyme.

  • Children can be particularly affected by essential oils. Some oils should not be used in children under the age of 7, and specific dilution ratios are recommended depending on the essential oil and the age of the child. We recommend consulting an appropriate practitioner prior to using oils on children.
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