Botanical Name: Myroxylon pereirae
Peru balsam essential oil is a base note that has a balsamic scent with sweet vanilla-like undertones. Peru balsam oil is a thick oil that is popular in perfume blends.
Blends Well With
Black pepper, ginger, jasmine, lavender, patchouli, petitgrain, rose, sandalwood, and ylang ylang.
This oil can cause skin sensitization. Never use essential oils undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children.
Before using topically, perform a small patch test on your inner forearm or back by applying a small quantity of diluted essential oil and apply a bandage. Wash the area if you experience any irritation. If no irritation occurs after 48 hours it is safe to use on your skin.