Peru Balsam essential oil is distilled from a resinous substance obtained from the Myroxylon Balsamum tree. The aroma of the oil is a unique sweet and spicy combination and is used in food flavorings.
Peru Balsam is included in many medicinal products for helping with dry socket, hemorrhoids, toothache, wound healing substances, and cough medicine. Physically, Peru Balsam essential oil is used by aromatherapists for assisting with respiratory conditions.
The oil is an expectorant, which allows the lungs expel any phlegm, clearing the airway and providing relieved breathing. Peru Balsam also has anti-inflammatory properties and may be used to reduce inflammation within cramped muscles.
Peru Balsam is extremely soothing to the senses, and may reduce stress levels and mental exhaustion. For the skin, Peru Balsam must be diluted by about 2% and massaged into the skin to smooth broken and damaged skin.
Properties: Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Antifungal, Antiviral, Cicatrisant, Deodorant, Expectorant, Hypertensive, Stimulant
Blends with: Black Pepper, Ginger, Jasmine, Lavender, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang
Specific Benefits of Peru Balsam Essential Oil
Peru Balsam is widely known for it's effectiveness in helping respiratory conditions such as cough or sore throat!
Relieves Stress and Anxiety
Peru Balsam can help reduce stress stored in the body. Try applying on the neck and shoulders, or anywhere on the body that tension needs to be released.
Peru Balsam has been used to help tooth and gum health because of its antibacterial and antiseptic properties.
Peru Balsam can help aid in reducing symtoms of eczema and other skin irritation. It is known for easing muscle soreness because of its potent anti-inflammatory properties.