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Aura Cacia 100% Pure Essential Oil Peru Balsam -- 0.5 fl oz

100% pure essential oil - empowering. A soothing addition to skin creams and cleansers this oil has a rich vanilla-like scent. (Peru balsam contains a natural substance that can form white crystals in the oil. If this happens warm the bottle slightly until the crystals dissolve.)
Overall rating:
4.143 / 5
4.1
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5
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Rating breakdown 7 reviews
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6 out of 7(86%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Aura Cacia 100% Pure Essential Oil Peru Balsam -- 0.5 fl oz
Review 1 for Aura Cacia 100% Pure Essential Oil Peru Balsam -- 0.5 fl oz
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
fromAsheville, NC
Age:25-34
Gender:Female
It smells amazing!
 March 5, 2016
" I love the smell of this oil. I do find that it has a spicy woodsy sort of vanilla smell. But regardless of whether is smells like vanilla to you or not it's fantastic! I mix it with a little lavender oil and jajoba for a massage oil or perfume. "
0points
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Review 2 for Aura Cacia 100% Pure Essential Oil Peru Balsam -- 0.5 fl oz
Overall rating:
1 / 5
1 / 5
Did not smell like balsam
 January 5, 2016
" Perhaps balsam has this scent in Peru, but not here in the US. Returned it. Unpleasant. "
-1point
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Review 3 for Aura Cacia 100% Pure Essential Oil Peru Balsam -- 0.5 fl oz
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
fromTacoma, WA area
Age:45-54
Gender:Female
A great brand
 April 16, 2015
" A nice aroma from Aura Cacia - a quality oil from a reliable brand. "
-1point
0of 1voted this as helpful.
Review 4 for Aura Cacia 100% Pure Essential Oil Peru Balsam -- 0.5 fl oz
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
fromDallas, TX
Age:25-34
Gender:Female
Quality oil at great price
 February 2, 2015
" Peru balsam tends to be pricier than many of the "introductory" essential oils. Aura Cacia's is a really great product at a very good price. It does have a soft, somewhat vanilla-like aroma which is very pleasant and relaxing. I primarily use it for making home fragrances, and it blends well with long-lasting aroma "
0points
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Review 5 for Aura Cacia 100% Pure Essential Oil Peru Balsam -- 0.5 fl oz
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
fromSan Francisco, CA
Instant Relaxation
 August 24, 2014
" I for one (as opposed to some on here stating it doesn't smell like vanilla... well guess what! It is not vanilla essential oil and it does not deserve 3 stars for being not vanilla) am obsessed with this oil and in fact would list it in my top 5 of all the Aura Cacia oils. This oil has so many uses and the description on the bottle labels it as empowering but to me it is very relaxing and tranquil. I guess you could call it self-assured. I have been known to put some on my wrist at night when I go to sleep because it is a comforting scent. The best description I can provide while I smell it is the following in order of tone: vanilla (in an amber sense), cinnamon leaf, wood ember, clove, and moss. Where patchouli would be heaviest on the mossy side of things, this is the inverse. There you have it is an amazing earthy oil. In shower gel before bed is amazing and tranquil! "
+7points
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Review 6 for Aura Cacia 100% Pure Essential Oil Peru Balsam -- 0.5 fl oz
Overall rating:
3 / 5
3 / 5
fromAZ
Age:45-54
Gender:Female
Doesn't Have a Vanilla Like Scent
 January 6, 2014
" I've read from a number of sources that this has a vanilla like scent. I was very disappointed that it didn't. It does smell pretty good in its own right and pairs well with other essential oils when making bath products. "
-4points
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Review 7 for Aura Cacia 100% Pure Essential Oil Peru Balsam -- 0.5 fl oz
Overall rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5
fromUpstate
Age:35-44
Gender:Female
Wonderful scent and lots of great uses
 July 27, 2013
" Unsurpassed quality and care about the environment. I love this brand for everything they stand for. This oil smells so warm woody and sweet - with vanilla like tones. Its a relaxing oil that I love mixing for skin care blends. "
+3points
4of 5voted this as helpful.