A simple aromatic, Fir is highly prized. It may be used in a diffuser or candle lamp. It is considered to be stimulating, and can be used to bring alertness to the mind, or diluted and applied topically to the adrenal areas or the body in general it may help general fatigue.
Caution: To minimize contact sensitivity, always use a carrier oil when applying Fir Needle oil to the skin.
Avoid direct sunlight following the use of Fir Needle oil on the skin. Fir oil is also indicated as an analgesic, and can be diluted in a carrier oil for massage in cases of arthritis, muscular aches and pains, and rheumatism. It has been included in some cough and cold remedies, and may act as an expectorant - the essential oil has been researched for its ability to kill airborne germs and bacteria.