Tolu Balsam - Myroxylon Balsamum

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Botanical Name - Tolu Balsam - Myroxylon Balsamum.

Plant Origin -  Columbia.

Oil taken from - Resin. 

Extraction Method - Steam Distillation.

Aroma Description - A warm, spicy and richly balsamic aroma with sweet vanilla and gently floral undertones.


Traditional uses for Tolu Balsam Essential Oil include -

Widely used in the high end perfumery industry, Tolu Balsam is a warming, soothing and relaxing Essential Oil used to reduce anxiety and stressful conditions.

Tolu has strong antibacterial, antifungal and antiparasitic qualities making it a great choice in skincare support. 

In skincare preparations it is used for dry, chapped and cracked skins.  It is a useful addition to face creams for mature, sun damaged and parched skin types.

Topically it can be blended and applied to help with minor cuts and skin parasites such as Scabies.

It has also been used for generations to help with respiratory conditions such as colds, catarrh, bronchitis and is an effective expectorant.  It is found in many cough medicines and cough lozenges.


Tolu Balsam blends well with -

Ginger, Cedarwood, Hibi, Sugi, Rose Geranium Lavender, Petitgrain, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang and Neroli Essential Oils amongst many others.


Mantra Aromatherapy Tolu Balsam Essential Oil is -

A pure and neat Essential Oil that has not been blended/adulterated or diluted in any way.

It is a Vegan product that is cruelty free.

Is presented for retail in a pharmaceutical grade brown glass bottle with a tamper proof cap and its own dripper insert for ease of use.

Each product purchased is freshly decanted from verified stock in the Uk in Wales.

Mantra Aromatherapy Tolu Balsam is a Therapeutic Grade product and can be used as part of a Holistic treatment.


Product Safety -

Always store pure essential oils in brown glass bottles in an upright position with their cap firmly secured in place.

To maximise the shelf life of any essential oil it should be stored out of direct sunlight, in a cool, dry environment.  - A medicine cabinet is ideal!


Essential Oils should never be -

taken internally,

put on the skin without being correctly diluted first. 

never be put in or near the eyes nor put on areas of damaged or inflamed  skin. 

they should be stored away from children and used with caution around babies, small children and pets.

care and Medical advice should be taken before using essential oils if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you have a medical condition.

Always patch test before using any new essential oil.