Botanical name Myroxylon balsamum var. pereirae, Cultivation Method: Harvested from Wild Growing Plants Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Extracted From: Crude balsam, Color: Pale amber/brown, Perfumery Note: Base, Aroma: Rich, sweet, balsamic, vanilla-like scent. Consistency: Viscous liquid. Aromatherapy Properties: May be warming, opening, comforting and 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. Blends Well With: Spices, floral and oriental bases, petitgrain, ylang ylang, patchouli, rose etc. Great fixative, that binds other more volatile aromas and makes them last longer. Very nice for scenting soaps, detergents and body care. Specific Safety Information: No known toxicity with the Essential Oil of Balsam Peru. The balsam itself, however, can cause contact allergies.