Peruvian Myrtle,

Peruvian Myrtle, Peru

100% pure and natural essential oil

Botanical name: Luma chequen

Plant Part: seeds

Extraction method: steam distilled

Origin: Peru


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Crop type: 
Huillipeta, Myrte de Santiago, Berraco, Myrte blanc, arrayan de Castilla
Product code: EAS697267

Cautions and warnings:
Do not use pure essential oils. Essential oils are diluted in a vegetable oil when applied to the skin. Carry out a skin tolerance test in the crook of your elbow and wait 48 hours before using the oil on the skin. Do not use the essential oil if you notice a reaction such as redness, itching or stinging.
Keep out of reach of children.
If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Essential oils should not be applied to the eyes, the eye contour area, neither into the ears. In case of contact, apply a plenty of vegetable oil and take promptly medical advice.
If symptoms persist or worsen when using essential oil, consult a health care practitioner.
If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use essential oils.
Known adverse reactions:
If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.
Store in airtight, light-resistant container at room temperature.
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Origin of this essential oil

This essential oil of Peruvian Myrtle from Peru is distilled from the leaves of the plant.


Myrtle from Peru or Chile is invigorating and stimulates the appetite.

Astringent, it is used in the form of enemas to treat diarrhea.

Balsamic, it relieves cough and is used against asthma and bronchitis.


Keep away from children, air, heat and light.

More information

Chequén is a shrub up to 9 m tall with hard and thick leaves, wide and short oval.

The fruits measuring about 1 cm in diameter and purple in color, are ripe at the end of summer, autumn and it is possible to make an alcohol from them by maceration.

The shrub is common in the Andes of southern Chile, Patagonia, and northwards to Colombia at higher elevations.


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