Tsuga (Tsuga canadensis) has a fresh, clean scent. The oil is distilled from the needles and twigs of conifer trees. The bark from these trees was used by Native Americans to make poultices. Tsuga has an approximate ORAC of 71,314 (TE/L). TE/L is expressed as micromole Trolox equivalent per liter.
Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) has a spicy, warm, herbaceous aroma
- Spiritually Uplifting
Body Systems Affected: Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems
Uses: Tsuga essential oil may help with anxiety, asthma, bronchitis, poor circulation, colds, coughs, flu, infections, muscular aches and pains, periodontal (gum) disease, respiratory weakness, rheumatism, stress-related conditions and wounds. Tsuga is also used for veterinary liniments.
Historical Uses: Tsuga has been used for diarrhea, cystitis, mucous colitis, leucorrhea, uterine prolapsed, pharyngitis, stomatitis, gingivitis, wounds, sores, digestive disorders, disease of the mouth and throat, scurvy
Properties: Antimicrobial, antiseptic, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, nervine, tonic
Aromatherapy Effects: Tsuga is uplifting to the emotions as it opens and elevates while grounding at the same time. Some have found it excellent for Yoga and Meditation.
How to use: Diffuse. Apply to Vita Flex Points and directly on area of concern. For topical application dilute in V-6 Mixing Oil
Dietary Supplement Uses: FDA approved for use as a food additive (FA) or flavoring agent (FL). Dilute 1 drop in 1 tsp of honey or dilute in 4 oz. of beverage. Not for children under 6 yrs old. Use with caution and greater dilution with children 6 yrs and older.
Tsuga Essential Oil Ingredients:
Young Living Therapeutic Grade© tsuga essential oil