$20.00 (Incl. GST)
|Peru Balsam Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
|COMMON NAME||Peru Balsam|
|BOTANICAL NAME||Myroxylon pereirae|
|PLANT PARTS USED||Balsam|
|COUNTRY OF ORIGIN||Central America|
|Made from the resin of a tropical tree found throughout Central and South America, Peru Balsam has long been used as a topical healing agent and has a rich warm scent with conformting sweet and spicy tones.
Nature/Essence – Healing & Restorative
FOR THE SKIN
Peru Balsam is used for cracked, chapped and slow healing skin conditions including eczema, cracked heels, poorly healing wounds, and for haemorrhoid preparations. It has antiseptic and calming properties, and aids healing. Use sparingly and well diluted as it can be a skin sensitiser.
FOR THE BODY
As an inhalation Peru Balsam can help open up the airways and ease bronchitis and chest congestion. It is also used for scabies, head lice and dandruff.
FOR THE MIND
Peru Balsam is comforting and calming to the nervous system.
|Appearance||Dark yellow to golden brown|
|Odour Description||Warm, sweet, aromatic|
|Main Constituents||Benzyl cinnamate, benzyl benzoate, cinnamyl cinnamate, nerolidol, vanillin|
|Specific Gravity||Min 1.095||Max1.118|
|Optical Rotation||Min -1.0||Max +2.5|
|Refractive Index||Min 1.560||Max1.580|
- 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
- Peru Balsam is a known allergen, perform a patch test prior to use or avoid if you are allergic to balsams.