Botanical name: Picea vulgaris
Color: Very light yellow/green
Perfumery note: Middle
Related Planets/Deities: Fire/Venus/Jupiter
Aroma: Crisp, woody, penetrating, uplifting
Energetic Properties: Regal, primitive, shifting, mysterious
Aromatherapy Properties: A colorless to pale yellow mobile liquid of pleasing, rich, sweet-balsamic odor.
Spiritual Uses: Long associated with the celebration of Yule, Fir has a strong connection to Gaia and wild nature, and is an excellent choice for use in Green magick. Fir was believed to potentiate shapeshifting by Druids.
History: Most people recognize Fir as the most popular species of Christmas tree in the US. This tree was likely introduced to cultivation by botanist-explorer David Douglas in 1826, and is now one of the most important tree species in North America. The wood is used extensively in everything from aviation to construction. In fact, most of the ties used to construct the First Transcontinental Railroad were made from Fir wood.
Perfect for use with our Ceramic Oil Burners.