Gurjun Balsam Essential Oil

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Gurjun Balsam Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
COMMON NAME Gurjun Balsam Essential Oil
BOTANICAL NAME Dipterocarpus spp
PLANT PARTS USED Balsamic resin
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN India
 
Gurjun Balsam has long been used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine. Like other balsams, Gurjun is also used as a fixative where its heavy sweet scent helps slow the dissipation of lighter notes
Nature/Essence – Soothing & Calming
SKIN ICON 72pxFOR THE SKIN
Gurjun Balsam is used for its soothing, healing and antiseptic properties for minor skin wounds and irritations.
 
BODY ICON 72pxFOR THE BODY
Gurjun Balsam is used in massage oils for stiff joints and rheumatic conditions, and in inhalations or chest rubs for respiratory congestion and coughs to help break up and expel mucus.
 
MIND ICON 72pxFOR THE MIND
Gurjun Balsam is calming to the nervous system, helpful during times of tension and stress.
 
BLENDS WELL WITH
BergamotFrankincenseGeraniumGrapefruitJasmineLavenderNeroliPalmarosaPatchouliRoseSandalwood and Ylang Ylang
Appearance Clear pale yellow to amber
Odour Description Sweet , balsam, woody, guaiac
Main Constituents a-Gurjunene, calarene, aromadendrene, copaene
Specific Gravity Min0.900 Max0.930
Optical Rotation Min -100 Max 0
Refractive Index Min 1.480 Max1.520

Typical GC analysis
Gurjun Balsam-313
- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use
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Rated 4 out of 5
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A Pleasant Aroma

The batch i just bought has a warm, sweet and spicy aroma. Similar to benzoin but more subtle overall and with a gentle aroma. It would make a good addition to perfume making as a base note.

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