Common Name: Tolu Balsam
Botanical Name: Balsamum tolutanum and Myroxylon toluiferum
Plant Part: Bark
Origin: South America
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Oil Type: Essential Oil
Aroma: Balsamic, slight vanilla, mild pepper, and sweet
Appearance: Amber, golden
Blends Well with: Amyris, Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Ginger, Jasmine, lavender, Nutmeg, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Rosewood, and Ylang Ylang.
Description: Tolu Balsam is an essential oil that comes from the Myroxylon balsamum trunk. It is indigenous to South America. Tolu Balsam smells similar to Peru Balsam and Peru Balsam is often used as a substitute. It is a rare essential oil and is used in perfumery.
IMPORTANT: FOR SAFETY PURPOSES, THIS PRODUCT IS FOR AROMATHERAPY-USE ONLY. Unless you have received clearance from a qualified medical professional, use only for aromatherapy. Any essential oil that is used topically should be well-diluted to prevent irritation and/or other possible side effects. Always perform a skin patch test before using topically to test for allergies and/or sensitivities. This product should not be used during pregnancy or used by anyone with a medical condition without first consulting your physician or other qualified medical professional. For more general information on essential oils, click here.
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