Essential Oil of Balsam of Peru, Wild (El Salvador)|
Myroxylon balsamum var. pereira
Aromatherapy Functions in Chinese Medicine
Increases the Guardian Qi; Fights Infection: antiseptic, antibacterial.
Stops Pain: anti-inflammatory.
Rids Phlegm: colds and flu, viral infections, chronic asthma, bronchitis (chronic and asthmatic), coughs, tuberculosis, cystitis.
Rectifies the Skin (promotes epithelial cell growth, the tissue covering surfaces, forming glands, and lining most cavities of the body): rheumatic pain; dry, chapped skin (diluted in a carrier oil), eczema, rashes, diaper rash, cracked nipples, sores, wounds.
Rectifies the Spirit: feelings of being unsafe and under-nurtured, lack of sensuality and confidence, stress, and nervous tension.
Tonifies Heart Qi: low blood pressure.
Rids Parasites: parasites (ringworm, itch, mite, and eggs), scabies (effective for scabies in dogs and cats by brushing it on the fur), fungus.