Silver Fir has flat and short needles and a narrow cone shape. It’s a very tall evergreen conifer that stands upright and is mostly found in mountainous areas of Asia, Europe, America and North Africa.
Plant parts used
Main uses: Flu & Rheumatism.
- Muscular rheumatism
- Spring fever
- Bleeding gums
- Blood circulation stimulating
Forms of preparation
The best ways to use fir tree as remedy is to make a syrup from fresh buds either by cold pressing or boiling. Then the syrup can be used as a sweetener in tea or be mixed with water to enjoy it as a refreshing and tonic drink.
|In Silesian Beskids, Poland|
Abies alba, the European silver fir or silver fir, is a fir native to the mountains of Europe, from the Pyrenees north to Normandy, east to the Alps and the Carpathians, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, and south to Italy, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Albania and northern Greece; it is also commonly grown on Christmas tree plantations in the North East region of North America spanning New England in the US to the Maritime provinces of Canada.
silver fir (plural silver firs)
- Any of several species large evergreen coniferous trees of genus Abies (firs):
- A European silver fir (Abies alba), native to Europe.
- A Pacific silver fir (Abies amabilis), native to western North America
- A Pindrow fir (Abies pindrow), native to Asia
- Abies pectinata
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