Siberian fir essential oil is made of Siberian fir (Abies sibirica, Pinaceae) needles, twigs and crushed young wood, using the steam distillation method. The origin of “MĖTA” Siberian fir essential oil is Russia. Siberian fir essential oil is of medium-intensity, characterised by a distinct fresh scent of a pitch-pine forest. Psychotherapists claim that the smell of Siberian fir oil is a balm for the soul: it comforts and strengthens, raises optimism in the presence of loneliness and neglect. More»
“MĖTA” Siberian fir essential oil is a plant odor obtained by steam distillation of 100% Abies sibirica, Pinaceae needles, twigs and chopped young wood. Siberian fir is very common in southeastern Asia, Turkestan, Mongolia and the Chinese provinces of Xinjiang in the northeast and Heilongjiang.
The origin of “MĖTA” Siberian fir essential oil is Russia.
The clean and refreshing scent of coniferous essential oil of Siberian fir is the highest perfume notes, so the intensity of its aroma is felt up to 24 hours.
Psychotherapists claim that the smell of Siberian fir oil is a balm for the soul: it comforts and strengthens, raises optimism in the presence of loneliness and neglect.
Due to the pleasant coniferous smell, it is used in cosmetics as a scent masking, or enhancing for flavoring of soaps, bath extracts, sea salts, etc.
Enriching creams, tonics, rinses and gels with this oil helps to rejuvenate the skin and remove wrinkles.
Perfect for use with:
Bergamot and other citrus oils, essential oils of Spruce, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Juniper, Cedar, Cypress, Cumin, Lavender, Patchouli, Pine, Rosemary.
Methods and amounts of use:
Aromatic bath: essential oils are insoluble in water, thus dissolve 10-30 drops of essential oil mix in a glass of milk, kephir, yoghurt, cream, a tablespoon of plant oil or some honey and then pour the mixture into your bath.
Cream or lotion: put 10-15 drops of the essential oil mix into 1 spoon of unfragranced cream or lotion.
Hand cream or lotion: one-time use: 3 drops of the essential oil in 1 teaspoon of fatty oil.
After-shave lotion: 40 drops of essential oil mix into 120 ml of apple vinegar or vodka and 80 ml of distilled water.
Massage: 10-15 drops of essential oil mix into 2 tablespoons of plant oil.
Shampoo, conditioner or for rinsing hair: add 2 drops of the essential oil into the bottle of shampoo or 2-3 l of water with some lemon juice.
Sauna: 15 drops of essential oil mix into 10 l of hot water for soaking besoms.
Aromatic lamp: 4-5 drops for 5 sq. m. area. For daily use (don’t forget to add warm water).
Facial steam bath: 2-3 drops into 1 l hot water.
Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products, identifies the following allergens:
Siberian fir essential oil contains the natural components: geraniol, limonene.
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