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. Gurjun Balsam is an excellent extender for woody aromatic oils and is often used in natural perfumery for that purpose. Gurjun Balsam is often reached for to add the missing link in perfume bouquets and accords.
Gurjun Balsam is a well-known for stimulating the heart and increasing blood pressure. Gurjun balsam essential oil is gently warm, sweet and complex. 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. Due to its strong medicinal properties, this oil is used in the treatment of many diseases like eczema, bed sores, wounds, etc. It is highly helpful in regulating blood pressure and maintaining heart health. It can also ease the rheumatic pain.