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Balsam Peru Essential Oil

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100% Pure & Natural Balsam Peru Essential Oil

Botanical Name: myroxylon perearae

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
  • Combine with a carrier and apply to chest and back while feeling under the weather.
  • Diffuse when dealing with stress for a relaxing experience.
  • Mix with water and apply topically to scalp to moisturize and soothe dry scalp.
This oil is sourced from

South America

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
  • Balsam Peru has been known to be an allergen to certain people.
  • Any person with a history of plant or food allergies should read ingredients before using.
  • For external use only. Do not ingest.
  • If you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness, we strongly suggest you consult a medical professional prior to using this essential oil.
  • Always keep essential oils out of reach of children.
  • Keep this oil tightly closed and in room temperature or cooler spot.
Additional Safety Information