Gurjun or Gurjan or Balsam Ess Oil –
Latin : Dipterocarpus turbinatus
Gurjan oil is steam distilled from the wood of Gurjan plant
Latin Name : Dipterocarpus Turbinatus Balsam
Family : Dipterocarpaceae family.
Other names : Balsin, Baalsin oil
Origin : Plant originates from Indonesia and has around 70 verities widely grown in most of South Asia including India, China, Philippines, Thailand etc., & some other parts of the world.
Aroma : Has Warm, Refreshing & Nutty Aroma, thus in high demand in perfume industry
Colour : Light Yellow
Uses : Skin conditions such Eczema, Itchiness, Bed Sores & wounds etc., Also used top treat Asthma, Bronchitis & Cough etc., – Helps in relieving from the Nervous fatigue, stress & Anxiety & reduces Rheumatic pains.
Also helpful in regulating Blood Pressure and Heart Conditions
Essential oil Anti septic & Anti inflammatory Properties
Blend with : Blends well with Amyl Bezoate and Ambrette seed oil
Chemical constituents : The chemical compositions of Gurjan oil are majorly consist of a-pinene, eugenol, italidone, b-pinene geraniol and camphene.
Pregnant women should avoid using this oil.