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The Myroxylon peruiferum is a tropical evergreen tree is a part of the Fabaceae family and is native to South America. This tree is tall and deciduous, growing up to 15 m and has a rounded, open, crown with white flowers and brown fruit pods that are 7-11 cm in size.
It is believed that the name Peru Balsam came from Peru, however; it actually received its name because it was imported to Europe by the Perurvian port of Callao in the 17th century.
Botanical Name: Myroxylon peruiferum
Origin: South America
Extraction Method: Extrusion
Plant Part: Bark
Consistency: Very Thick
Color: Dark Brown
Blends Well With: Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cedarwood (Atlas or Himalayan), Cinnamon (Leaf), Copaiba, Jasmine, Lavender (40/42 or Bulgarian), Lemon, Orange (Sweet), Patchouli (Dark), Peppermint (Supreme), Sandalwood, Spearmint, Vetiver, and Ylang Ylang
SHELF LIFE & GENERAL SAFETY:
Kid Safe: May be used by children 10+
Pregnancy Safe: Yes, consult doctor
Breastfeeding Safe: Yes, consult doctor
Cat Safe: Yes
Dog Safe: Yes
Sun Safe: Yes
Dilution Rate: 0.50%
Shelf Life: 3 Years
More Safety Info: Peru Balsam has components that can cause skin irritation. Always dilute with a carrier oil for topical application; avoid using Peru Balsam for extended periods of time; best used in small amounts. Recommended max dilution .5%
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