Balsam Fir (Pinus balsamea/Abies balsamea)
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Plant native to North America and Canada, the generic name Abies, already used by the Latins, may, according to an interpretation etymological, derived from the Greek word βιος = longevity. The specific name derives from the greek balsamea β Λσαμον = balm and refers to the resinous substances of this kind, used for the production of Canada Balsam.
Historically, Native Americans used its resin as a soothing agent for wounds and abrasions in addition to burning it for the excellent aroma.
Odour: sweet, spicy, enveloping, relaxing.