Balsam Peru is derived from a resinous substance called Balsam of Peru, which comes from a tree in Central and South America.Uses of Balsam Peru Essential Oil
Not a widely known essential oil, Balsam of Peru is been used for centuries in a wide range of uses from wound care to flavoring food.
This oil is used holistically to aid in calming, uplifting mood , promote restful sleep, reduce feelings of stress, and useful in meditation.Physical Description
The color of this oil is pale amber to brown, with a viscous liquid consistency.Aromatic Description
This base note is rich, sweet, balsamic, and has a ‘vanilla-like’ aroma.Biological Makeup and Components
benzoic and cinnamic acid, esters such as benzyl benzoate, benzyl cinnamate, and cinnamyl cinnamate. The crude balsam contains approximately 50-64% oil, referred to as ‘cinnamein’, and 20-28% resin.Extraction Technique
High vacuum dry distillation. Alcohol distillation of the resin of the tree.Information for Aromatherapists
Balsam Peru essential oil is a base note and blends well with Ylang Ylang, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Sandalwood, Rose, spices, floral, and oriental bases. Rounds respiratory oils.
Our Balsam Peru Essential Oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions