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
South AmericaHistory and Background
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
All of our essential oils are 100% natural and free of any chemicals, pesticides and synthetic perfumes.
These products are NOT intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. This information is NOT a substitute for professional medical treatment or consultation. Prior to using essential oils, Source Vitál always recommends consulting your medical professional if you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness. Do NOT ingest essential oils internally or apply undiluted oils onto the skin without consultation from an experienced and trained aromatherapist or aromatherapy practitioner. Always consult an aromatherapist before using essential oils for babies and children.
Keep all oils tightly closed and cool. Always keep out of reach of children.
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