Our pure, organic Gurjun Balsam oil is wild harvested by our partners in Indonesia. It is obtained from the Dipterocarpus turbinatus tree and can be used as a perfume oil, for aromatherapy, massage or in natural health and beauty recipes. It adds a pleasing woody fragrance to any product and is often used in candlemaking as a fragrance oil.
Additionally this oil has been used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine for treating many ailments. A simple internet search will reveal many benefits to Gurjun balsam oil and we encourage you to learn more!
Gurjun Balsam Oil 3.4 oz (100 ml)
Common Name:Gurjun Balsam Oil
Botanical Name: Dipterocarpus turbinatus
Plant Family: Dipterocarpaceae
Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
Origin: Western India and Southeast Asia.
Plant Description: A tall gray or brown tree growing up to 45 meters tall.
Main Chemical Components: beta-caryophyllene, bicyclic sesquiterpene hydrocarbon, humulene and sesquiterpene alcohol.
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine sambac, Lavender Bulgarian, Neroli, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Rose Moroc, Sandalwood
Uses: perfume oil, aromatherapy, massage, natural health and beauty recipes, candlemaking
Fun Fact: The wood from this tree is often used to make plywood.
Cautions for Use: None noted for use of the essential oil