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Balsam Peru Essential Oil

$12.95

Balsam Peru Essential Oil

$12.95

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

History 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
  • 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

DISCLAIMER:

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.

The information provided on this web site is compiled from common knowledge and is intended for your general knowledge only and has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.