Peru Balsam is nowadays mainly produced in El Salvador but takes its name from the fact that it was originally exported from Peru in the 17th century.
Category Essential Oils and Extracts
Regional Availability Worldwide
Harvest Period Nov - July
Natural Status EU Natural
Organoleptic Descriptors sweet, balsam, woody, vanilla, powdery
Common Applications cinnamon, butterscotch, rose, spice
Appearance Brown viscous liquid
Optical Rotation n/a
Refractive Index @20℃ 1.5600 - 1.6100
Specific Gravity @20℃ n/a
Flash Point ℃ 110°C
Shelf Life (months) 12
Storage Recommendations Sealed containers in a cool dark place. Check quality before use.