|Botanical Name||Dipterocarpus Turbinatus Balsam|
|Common Name||Gurjun Balsam Oil|
|Country of Origin||Indonesia, Burma, East Indies Indonesia|
|Solubility||soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water|
|Specific Gravity||0.9070 - 0.9250 at 25 ºC|
|Optical Rotation||60º to 0º|
|Refrective Index||1.4900- 1.5500 at 20 ºC|
|Bland With||It can blend well with Ambrette seed, amyl benzoate|
|Extraction Method||Steam Distilled|
Gurjun balsam oil is a pale yellow to amber clear oily liquid that is produced by steam distillation from the roots and rhizomes or stems, or from the fruit or seeds. This is used in cosmetics for perfumery purposes and also has various medicinal uses. Gurjun Balsam is also a well-known for stimulating the heart and increasing blood pressure. Use in an inhaler to relieve respiratory disorders like asthma, chronic cough and bronchitis. Dilute with carrier oil and apply topically to alleviate skin irritations, particularly eczema as this oil is known to help with Inflammation.
Over the time, this oil is used for the treatment of rheumatic pain and skin problems, which includes Skin irritation, rashes, eczema and wounds. Dipterocarpus jourdainii and Dipterocarpus turbinatus, are trees that are India and Asia. The tree exudes a resin that is then collected and steam distilled to produce Gurjum Balsam Essential Oil. Gurjum Balsam Essential Oil primarily contains the sesquiterpene a-gurjunene. It possesses a woody and slightly sweet aroma that blends especially well with essential oils in the wood, spice and citrus families.
Color : pale yellow to amber clear oily liquid with Fresh, nutty scent.,
Aroma : Fresh nutty scent
Gurjun balsam oil
The gurjun balsam oil is used within the perfume industry and also has various medicinal uses. It helps to stimulate the heart and increase blood pressure. It also finds application in the treatment of rheumatic pain and several skin problems such as diaper rash, bedsores, eczemas and wounds. • Relieves rheumatic problems • Alleviates respiratory disorders • Supports skin health • Antiseptic • Anti-inflammatory • Skin Inflammation • Bronchial Infections • Colitis • Anxiety