Balsam of Peru Essential Oil
Aromatic Profile: Rich balsamic, deep Vanilla-sweet aroma, with soft Cinnamon-like and slight smoky undertones.
Safety Considerations: Several sensitizing compounds are present in Balsam of Peru resin that are generally not found in the essential oil; published data do not support the conclusion that Balsam of Peru oil is a strong sensitizer. However, there is moderate risk of skin sensitization in the case of hypersensitive, diseased or damaged skin, and children less than 2 years of age. Maximum dermal use level for Balsam of Peru oil is 0.4% according to IFRA (International Fragrance Association) guidelines.4Dilute before using. A patch test should be performed before use for those with sensitive skin.
Blends Well With: Cedarwood, Cinnamon, orange, Orris, Patchouli, Ylang Ylang.