Gurjun oil is a antimicrobial, decongesting oil with historic ties to traditional medicine. It is often used to treat cold and flu symptoms, as many claim it helps to clear blocked airways, and has antibacterial and antifungal properties that make it a great cleaning agent. It has been found to act as an anti-inflammatory on the skin, reducing the appearance of many skin conditions. Traditionally used to increase the flow of blood around the body, it is still believed by many to promote red blood cell production.
Our 100% Pure Gurjun Balsam Essential Oil has a fresh, woody scent with a gentle sweetness that is both clarifying and relaxing, and is clear to pale yellow in colour. It is extracted via steam distillation from the wood of the gurjun tree, which is native to Indonesia but is now cultivated widely in India, China, Thailand and the Philippines.
Botanical Name: Dipterocarpus Turbinatus
An ancient Ayurvedic remedy, gurjun was often used to relieve respiratory problems.
Aromatherapy:Combine 5-7 drops of the oil with water and add to an oil burner. Alternatively, place 5-7 drops in a diffuser.
Massage:Dilute 5 drops to 10ml of carrier oil and massage into skin.
Bath:Add 6-8 drops to warm bathwater.
Skincare: Add a couple of drops to a carrier oil or your chosen lotion.
Soap: Suitable for soapmaking. We recommend following a tested recipe.
Candles: Suitable for candles. We recommend following a tested recipe.
Potpourri: Add a few drops to potpourri creations to enhance scent.
100% Pure Gurjun Essential Oil
- FOR EXTERNAL USE EARLY
- Do not apply undiluted to skin.
- Avoid use during pregnancy.
- Keep away from children.
- Store in a cool, dry place.
- Please perform a patch test before use.
- Keep away from eyes.
This natural product cannot be guaranteed free from traces of nuts or other allergens. Due to the nature of this product, there may be variances in colour and scent between batches. We are constantly improving our products and so, on occasion, the product you receive may differ slightly in appearance from images displayed on our website.
The above information is provided in good faith and the given benefits of this essential oil are obtained from characteristics with which it is commonly associated. This information is not based on facts and the benefits of the product may vary between individuals. If unsure, then we advise you to seek professional advice.
- Proudly blended by hand and bottled in the UK.
- Aromatherapy Trade Council Member.
- 100% Pure Natural Essential Oils.
- Ethically Sourced and not tested on animals. Vegan friendly.
- Supplied in quality Amber Glass Bottle, Tamper Evident Lid & Dropper.
- Expiry Date & Batch Codes on labels.
- MSDS / COA and GC available on request.