Aromatherapy Essential Oils

Boldo Essential Oil

Boldo Essential Oil

Peumus boldus

Boldo essential oil is extremely powerful and even small quantities can produce convulsions and is yellow in colour and has a disagreeable odour.

It originated in South America particularly in Chile.

Extraction Method:
It is extracted from leaves by steam distillation.

Chemical composition:
A-pinene, B-pinene, camphene, limonene, y-terpinene, p-cymene, ascaridole, cineole and linalool.

Therapeutic properties:

In herbal medicine the dried leaves are used for:

  1. genito-urinary infections
  2. gallstones
  3. liver and gall bladder pain
  4. cystitis
  5. rheumatism


  • The oil should not be used in therapy.
  • The oil is considered harmful to the human body even when used in very small doses.

Blends well with: