Balsam of Peru


Warming & restorative. Soothes the nerves. Aids digestion & improves circulation.

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100% pure essential oil. Rich, sweet, balsamic, ‘vanilla-like’ scent.

Key Benefits

Balsamic & warming. Good for coughs, colds & chills. Soothes the nerves. Aids digestion & improves circulation. Antiseptic properties.


Bath: 5-10 drops. Vaporiser: 3-5 drops. Body & massage: 3 drops /10ml base oil.
Tips: A comforting oil: useful for all kinds of colds & chilled conditions.


Do not take internally. Avoid contact with eyes; may cause skin sensitization, not suitable for infants; store away from children.


Balsam of peru is a classic ingredient in cough remedies since it reduces mucous secretions & due to its soothing action on the respiratory system.
Further information on the oils & how to use them at home can be found in Julia Lawless’s books. See our ‘Hands On’ section.


Myroxylon balsamum var. pereirae (El Salvador)