Black spruce has a fresh, earthy scent. It has grounding and calming effects which are often used to ease anxiety and stress. It is often used in spas and saunas because it awakens the senses and has grounding properties. It is also used in household cleaners due to its fresh scent.
Cautions: Do not take internally. Dilute to 2% in carrier oil if using topically. Do not apply to eyes, sensitive areas or mucous membranes. Do not use with children unless directed by a healthcare practitioner. Do not use if pregnant or nursing. May be toxic to pets. See https://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/pet-safety-tips/essential-oils-dogs/ https://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/blog/essential-oils-cats/