Properties & Uses:
Grounding *Muscle pain *Skin *Warming/Relaxing *
Balsam of Peru essential oil is distilled from a crude balsam that comes from the bark of the balsam tree. The essential oil is light amber to a brown in color and has a sweet, rich balsamic aroma with a hint of vanilla. It has outstanding staying power and is one of the best fixatives for use in aromatherapy essential oil blends. The resin is also a nice addition to soothing aromatherapy skin creams.
Balsam of Peru essential oil is known for its effectiveness with skin conditions and helping rheumatic pain.
It blends well with jasmine, petitgrain, rose, ginger, sandalwood, ylang-ylang, and lavender,
Use this lovely oil when making a skin cream or body oil.
Side Effects: of Tolu Balsam
Allergic reactions are possible, and it also may increase your sensitivity to sunlight.
Whether taken internally or externally, large quantities of balsam can damage the kidneys.