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Holiday Season With doTERRA's Douglas Fir

The essential oil of Douglas Fir is almost completely made of molecular compounds with a monoterpene backbone. The functional groups found in Douglas Fir oil are mostly alkenes, which are groups of carbon atoms linked together by double bonds. Douglas Fir also contains trace amounts of alcohol and esters. This oil’s five primary chemical ingredients are beta-pinene, alpha-pinene, delta-3-carene, sabinene, and terpinolene. The qualities and advantages of these specific elements are listed below.

Many people are familiar with Douglas firs because they are commonly used for Christmas trees, but these conifers have many benefits that go beyond seasonal happiness. The distinct chemical composition of Douglas Fir essential oil distinguishes it from other fir oils.

Douglas Fir essential oil has chemical elements such as sabinene and delta-3-carene, which are cleaning and purifying, as well as alpha-pinene, beta-pinene, and terpinolene, which are relaxing to the mind and encourage uplifting sensations. Sabinene and alpha-pinene are also skin soothing. Both delta-3-carene and alpha-pinene promote comfortable breathing.

Diffusing Douglas Fir essential oil cleans the air while fostering clear airways. It may also be used to wash and detoxify the skin. The same cleansing characteristics of Douglas Fir essential oil may be found in the house as part of a natural cleaning program.

Douglas Fir essential oil has a unique chemical composition because it mixes beta-pinene, a compound found in Lemon and Lime essential oils, with monoterpenes, which are usually found in wood essential oils. This combination produces a scent that is akin to wood essential oils such as Frankincense, Juniper Berry, and Cypress, while still retaining a citrus note. The consequence of mixing these chemical components is a woody, lemon-scented perfume with revitalizing and elevating benefits for the consumer.

  • Fragrant and refreshing, Douglas Fir essential oil cleanses the air and promotes feelings of clear airways.
  • Douglas Fir smells distinctly coniferous, yet lemony, and blends well with a variety of different kinds of essential oils, giving it a valuable versatility.
  • It has a clear sensation on inhalation & uplifting aroma.
  • The Douglas Fir tree gets its name from David Douglas, a famous Scottish botanist. 
  • Douglas Fir, scientifically known as Pseudotsuga menziesii, is a native North American conifer.
  1. Since Douglas Fir trees are frequently utilized in the Christmas tree business, the perfume of Douglas Fir essential oil offers a wide range of applications throughout the holiday season. Make your own Christmas room spray to bring the scents of the season into your house. In a glass spray bottle, blend 15 drops of Frankincense, 15 drops of Grapefruit, and 30 drops of Douglas Fir. Spray the top with water!

  2. Douglas Fir oil is popular for skin care because it has cleansing and purifying qualities when applied topically. Douglas Fir essential oil is highly beneficial for cleaning because of its chemical composition, whether you are wiping down countertops or cleansing your skin when you wash your face in the morning. To get the advantages of Douglas Fir oil for your skin, mix a few drops into your face moisturizer to help cleanse and purify it.

  3. The scent of Douglas Fir oil, with its citrus and wood undertones, may help produce an uplifting and happy environment. Diffuse a few drops of Douglas Fir essential oil to generate a cheerful atmosphere at home, in the office, or a child’s bedroom. Douglas Fir oil combines beautifully with citrus, wood, and spice essential oils because of its unique chemistry. Diffusing Douglas Fir oil will not only improve your mood, but will also refresh and purify the air.

  4. Add a few drops of Douglas Fir essential oil to your favorite cleansers and soaps to invigorate your regular hygiene regimen. Add one drop of Douglas Fir oil to your face cleanser and experience the oil’s purifying and cleaning effects. Add a drop or two of Douglas Fir oil to bar soap or body wash before getting in the shower for enhanced cleaning effects and a pleasant scent.

  5. Consider blending Douglas Fir essential oil with one or two drops of Wintergreen oil for a pleasant, cooling massage experience. Because it is both safe and high quality, doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil is an excellent carrier oil for massages. Diluting oils with Fractionated Coconut Oil can help you prevent skin irritation, especially when using very concentrated oils.

  6. Do you want an energizing diffuser combination that will elevate your spirits and help you focus? In your diffuser, combine Douglas Fir, Wild Orange, and Lemon or Bergamot oil for a mix that will refresh the air, raise your mood, and enhance focus. Do you need assistance focusing? Directly inhale Douglas Fir oil from the container.

Fresh Pine Room Spray


  • 3 drops Douglas Fir
  • 2 drops Eucalyptus
  • 3 drops Siberian Fir
  • 4 drops Lime

Festival Of Light Diffuser Blend


  • 1 drop Wild Orange
  • 1 drop Douglas Fir
  • 1 drop Citrus Bliss
  • 1 drop Cinnamon


  1. Add to a 2oz spray bottle & top off with filtered water. Spritz throughout the room or over pillows, towels, etc to refresh.
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