Fir needle essential oil

NZ $10.80

100% pure


Essential Oils: D - H


Fir needle essential oil


Abies balsamea




Clear to pale yellow


Pine like

Plant part used


Extraction method

Steam distillation






Oil and alcohol

Usage rate

Skincare : 0.1 - 1%
Soapmaking: 1 - 3 %



Blends well with

Cedarwood, rosemary, eucalyptus, cajeput, lavender, juniperberry, lemon, sage



Palm oil


Animal tested



Description: The typical aroma of the Christmas tree, subtler than the pine oils, yet more spicy than the spruce. Strong, balsamic, resinous odour with fresh turpentine notes.

Consistency: thin liquid

Common uses

Aromatherapy: Fir needle essential oil has a fresh and invigorating scent that can promote relaxation and stress relief when used in aromatherapy. Inhaling the aroma of fir needle oil may help create a calming atmosphere, reduce anxiety, and improve overall mood.

Air freshener: The natural and woodsy scent of fir needle oil makes it a popular choice for creating DIY air fresheners, potpourri, and scented candles. It can help mask unpleasant odours and create a refreshing and welcoming environment in your home.

Seasonal decor: The aroma of fir needle essential oil is often associated with the holiday season due to its similarity to the scent of pine trees. Many people use it to add a festive and cozy touch to their homes during holidays like Christmas.

Cleaning: Fir needle oil is said to be a great addition to homemade cleaning products. It can add a fresh scent and can help disinfect.

Insect repellent: Some people find that the scent of fir needle essential oil helps repel insects. You can use it in natural insect repellent sprays or diffusers to help keep bugs at bay.

Crafts and DIY projects: Fir needle essential oil can be used in crafting projects to add scent to items like potpourri sachets, scented pinecones, and decorative wreaths.

Safety data: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.

Packaging - See our blog on our commitment to sustainable packaging.
Our essential oils come in amber glass bottles with dripulator caps:
5ml and 20ml with an 18 neck dripulator cap, either white or black, depending on stock availability.
30ml, 50ml, 100ml, 250ml, with a 28 neck white dripulator cap (except for oils that are too thick for a dripulator, which have a black open pour cap).
500g and 1kg options come in an aluminium bottle; 5L comes in a plastic jerrycan.
If you need precise drops for your products we suggest you buy our 5ml or 20ml dropper bottles and transfer the oils or buy our disposable or glass pipettes

Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

General safety information: Do not take any oils internally. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before. 


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