Aroma:Rich, sweet, balsamic, vanilla-like scent.
Latin Name:Myroxylon balsamum var. pereirae
Country of Origin:El Salvador
Cultivation Method:Harvested from Wild Growing Plants
Extraction Method:Steam Distilled
Extracted From:Crude balsam
Aromatherapy Properties:Warming, opening, comforting, soothing.
Suggested Use:Add to a diffuser for a long-lasting, warm aroma climate. Please note that the balsams are most commonly used in the"background"of an Aromatherapy blend, as in our Bamboo Forest line of products.
History:Popular ingredient in tropical medicinal preparations, and used for a few pharmaceutical products such as cough syrup. Very nice for scenting soaps, detergents and body care, it is also used to flavor alcohol and soft drinks.
Specific Safety Information:No known toxicity with the Essential Oil of Balsam Peru. The balsam itself, however, can cause contact allergies.