Balsam Peru Essential Oil
Balsam Peru (Myroxylon pereirae) is very thick, dark brown and slow pouring. Excellent fixative for perfumes. Soluble in alcohol and blends well
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Summary: Balsam Peru (Myroxylon pereirae) is very thick, dark brown and slow pouring. Excellent fixative for perfumes. Soluble in alcohol and blends well.
Botanical Name: Myroxylon pereirae
Aromatic Description: Sweet, fresh, earthy, balsamic. Peru Balsam has a mild but deep, rich aroma that is woody yet sweet with a vanilla and benzoin quality. It also possesses a very subtle hint of cinnamon.
Extraction Process: High Vacuum Dry Distillation
Blending Suggestions: Black pepper or ginger, jasmine, lavender, patchouli, sandalwood, rose, petitgrain and ylang ylang
Peru Balsam Oil is known to aide in: Bronchitis, chapped skin, colds, coughing, eczema, flu, poor circulation, rashes, sensitive skin, stress. Topically, Peru Balsam has been used over the years to help remedy a number of skin issues including dry skin, and minor cuts and wounds. Emotionally, Peru Balsam Oil is soothing and is nice to diffuse in a candle diffuser. It’s very thick, so be careful if trying to diffuse it in a nebulizer. Although Peru Balsam is soothing and can help during times of stress, it can also act as a stimulant.
Avoid using while pregnant, women should consult their physician before using any essential oil.
Pure Essential Supply is not FDA regulated. All of our products are recommended for external use only. Pure Essential Supply does not sell items for use in food. Avoid contact with the eyes and other sensitive areas. Flushing with water will only send the essential oil back to the eye’s membranes. Applying a carrier oil will create another fat for the essential oil to be attracted to other than the membranes of the eyes or skin. We’ve not known this to cause permanent injury or long-term discomfort, but if you feel concerned, please call your health care provider.