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What other names is Oregon Fir Balsam known by?

Balsam, Balsam Fir Oregon, Balsam Oregon, Bálsamo de Abeto de Douglas, Baume d'Oregon, Baume de Pin d'Oregon, Coastal Douglas Fir, Douglas, Douglas de Menzies, Douglas Fir, Douglas Spruce, Douglas de Oregón, Douglas Taxifolié, Douglasia Verde, Falsa Tsuga Verde de Las Rocosas, Oregon Balsam, Pin d'Oregon, Pseudotsuga douglasii, Pseudotsuga menziesii, Pseudotsuga mucronata, Pseudotsuga taxifolia, Red Fir, Sapin Baumier d'Orégon, Sapin de Douglas.

What is Oregon Fir Balsam?

Oregon fir balsam is a substance collected from the trunk of the Oregon fir tree. The balsam is used to make medicine.

Oregon fir balsam is used for burns, sores, cuts, heart and chest pain, and tumors.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Burns.
  • Sores.
  • Cuts.
  • Heart and chest pain.
  • Tumors.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of Oregon fir balsam for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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