Pines, Carene, Bronyl Acetate
In France, fir is commonly used to build coffins, hence the expression “to smell of fir” meaning that one does not have much long to live.
Fir is the ideal Christmas tree
Brother Marie-Victorin, the famous botanist, related that fir resin was one of the essential components of the popular French-Canadian pharmacopoeia. In the days of the Jean-Talon administration, this resin was also used in the manufacturing of footwear and in shipbuilding.
Respiratory Tract; Arthritic and Rheumatic Pain; Air Antiseptic