Picea sitchensis

The Healing Potential of Sitka Spruce

by Andrea on February 16, 2010

Common name: Sitka Spruce Latin name: Picea sitchensis I’m always interested in essential oils that contain beta-myrcene in their chemical make-up. The most recent Sitka Spruce we imported from one of our French distillers has 23.5% beta-myrcene. The research on beta-myrcene indicates that the component offers analgesic, anti-inflammatory and CNS (Central Nervous System) sedative effects. […]