Botanical Name: Myroxylon pereirae Plant Part: Bark Country Of Origin: El Salvador Method Of Extraction: Steam Distillation Aroma: Fresh, earthy, with a hint of vanilla-like aroma.
This is a liquid essential oil, not a resin.
Calming: Reduces stress and promotes a restful sleep. Helpful for meditation. Loosens tight muscles. Used to soothe chafed and poor skin conditions. Balsam Perú is used as a natural fixative to make a little scent go a long way. Effective at relieving itch of scabies, ringworm and eczema, as well as for relieving chapped hands and feet. Exotic aroma, anchoring, strengthening and imparts a rich, earthy scent to perfumes.
- Blends well with ylang-ylang, patchouli, petigrain, sandalwood, rose, spices, and florals.
- Made in USA.
Caution: Some believe it is a skin sensitizer. Use with caution.
Peru balsam contains a natural substance that can form white crystals in the oil. If this happens, warm the bottle slightly until the crystals dissolve.