More About Our Peru Balsam Essential Oil
Size: 5 ml violet glass bottle
Source: El Salvador
Production method: Steam distillation of the resin from the tree
Botanical name: Myroxylon pereirae
Homeopathic Properties of Peru Balsam Essential Oil
- Tonic–respiratory, heart
Internal–oral homeopathic dosage only, suppository, inhalation
External–topical application, massage, skin applications, compress, application to energy centers and meridians
Observations and Anecdotal Information
Peru balsam essential oil makes a very effective treatment for scabies, a skin condition caused by mites. Its anti-mite properties have been used for generations in Central and South America where the tree grows.
It makes a fine chest rub or compress for relieving coughs and congestion, due to colds. It is also inhaled to expel congestion and excess mucus from the lungs and bronchial tubes.
Peru balsam essential oil is also used in natural dentistry. Its pleasant flavor and aroma, combined with anti-bacterial and astringent properties, helps clear us gum infections and heal mouth lesions.
Another use for this oil involves a treatment for dandruff. When diluted with water and then massaged into the scalp, it cleans away dead skin cells and helps eliminate dandruff.
- Can cause an allergic skin reaction in sensitive individuals. Check your response by taking a skin test.
- Avoid during pregnancy and lactation, and with infants and very small children.
- Generally recognized as safe at normal dosage.
None of our products are recognized or approved by the FDA. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. This information is anecdotal, and is provided for educational purposes only. It is not meant to be taken as medical advice. See a health care professional for medical advice.