Abiesspectabilisis a conifers pecies in the family Pinaceae and the genus firs. It is found in Afghanistan, China, northern India, Nepal, and Pakistan. It is a large tree, up to 50 m (160 ft) tall. Abiesspectabilis essential oil is obtained from steam distillation of needles and young twings of the abies plant.
Harvesting season is from August till November.
Common Name: Himalayan silver fir (Abies)
Botanical Name :Abiesspectabilis
Botanical Family: Pinaceae
Cultivation: wild crafted
Extraction method: Steam distillation
Plants part: Needles
Local Name: Gobresalla
Aroma: Pleasant , sweet, balsamic, earthy
Notes: Top/ Middle
Color: Pale yellow
Appearance: Fluid liquid
|Specific Gravity:0.8834 at250C|
|Refractive Index: 1.476 at 250C|
|Optical Rotation: (-21.363) at 250C|
|Ester Value: 39.47|
|Flash Point: 440 C|
|Solubility: Insoluble in water|
Chemical Family: Terpenes
Anti-fungal ,Anti-inflammatory, Analgesic .Antiseptic
Lomonene (Lemonine?)α-pinene, bornyl acetate, β-phellandrene, camphene, β-pinene, selin-11-4β-ol, α-bisabolol.