Balsam of Peru Essential Oil Information
Balsam of Peru Essential Oil (Myroxylon balsamum) is also commonly known as Balsamum peruvianim and Black Balsam. Derived from a tree grown in Central and South America, Balsam of Peru Essential Oil has a medium‐strength rich, sweet, and balsamic aroma presenting a base fragrance note.
We included Balsam of Peru Essential Oil as part of the Rocky Mountain Oils Skin Care collection for its restorative qualities. As a tonic, Balsam of Peru is suitable for most skin types, working to tone and soothe minor skin blemishes. Use the essential oil also to support the respiratory system, loosen mucus due to occasional environmental threats, and balance everyday tension and stress. Additionally, Balsam of Peru helps promote a healthy cardiovascular system and increases natural energy.
Botanical Name: Myroxylon balsamum
Country of Origin: El Salvador
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Plant Part: Resin
Aroma: Sweet Vanilla, Woodsy
Consistency: Very Thick
Blends Well With: Cardamom, Cedarwood, Cinnamon Bark, Clove Bud, Jasmine, Orange, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang Extra, Ylang Ylang Complete
Balsam of Peru Essential Oil is extracted by exudation of the resin of Myroxylon balsamum.
The main constituents in Balsam of Peru Essential Oil are:
- Benzyl Benzoate - provides a low balsamic aroma
- Benzyl cinnamate - provides a low balsamic aroma
- Trans-Cinnamic acid - provides a low balsamic aroma
- Benzoic acid - provides a low balsamic aroma
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Combine all ingredients then add to a warm/hot bath and soak for 20 minutes. For additional comfort dissolve oils in 1 cup Epsom or Sea Salt and add to bath water.
In a bowl, mix all ingredients together thoroughly. Store in a small container with a tight lid. To use, dig some out with your finger and scrub mixture on lips in a circular motion. Rinse off.
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