Oil Summary: Gurjum Balsam oil is extracted from the oleoresin derived from the Gurjum tree and comes in a thin consistency and clear color. Gurjum Balsam oil can be used to relieve respiratory disorders like asthma, chronic cough and bronchitis. It is well known for stimulating the heart and increasing blood pressure. Mixed with carrier oil it can also be used to reduce skin irritation and inflammation. Balsam Gurjum is often used as an inexpensive fixative component in perfumes, and also commonly used in varnish and lacquer. But it carries some excellent medicinal properties as well. It is also a therapeutic plant that can provide spiritual, mental, and emotional healing, improving your overall wellbeing. Balsam essential oils provide overall wellness. They will improve the physical, mental, and emotional aspects of your life. And when these aspects improve, your social life will improve as well. These essential oils will provide cardiovascular, rheumatic, and respiratory health. They will help eliminate toxic deposits from your body, fight inflammation, and help with keeping your skin healthy while keeping stress away. You can also use Balsam essential oils as a natural perfume. They can also be used in an oil diffuser, massage oils, and creams, or body care products. When dealing with respiratory difficulties use two drops of the essential oil in steam inhalation or add a few drops to an inhaler. You can also add it to vapor rub and a massage on the chest, back, and throat.
Botanical Name: Dipterocarpus turbinatus
Plant Origin: Malaysia
Processing Method: Steam distillation
Plant Part: Resin
Odor and Color: sweet and woody scent that is mild with hints of pine and patchouli; pale yellow to amber clear oily liquid
Main Constituents: B-caryophyllene and a-gurjunene
Blends with: It blends well with woody, spicy, and citrusoils.
Contraindication: Please check with your healthcare provider before use during pregnancy. It does not pose any known risks to pregnant women and breastfeeding moms. However, it should be used in small doses and under the directions of a physician. You should also always dilute the oil first before applying it to the skin
COREY E. (verified owner) –
My go to oil as a good fixative for floral fragrances.