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Amyris Oil

Amyris Oil


Amyris Oil

Botanical Name: Amyris balsamifera

Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

Description: Amyris Essential oil has a soft, resinous aroma which is often used in perfumes as a base note. Amyris is a thick, pale yellow essential oils steam distilled from the wood of this tree which is native to Haiti and other tropical climates. Amryis essential oil has gentle woody aroma with an underlying vanilla note with a woody, cedar-like character.

It is also referred to as candle wood, as the wood contains high level of oil and burns like a candle. Amyris is also known as the west Indian Sandalwood and the Poor Man's Sandalwood. It is valued as a well-known fixative, especially in soaps and finds application as a mild blender in various perfumes.

Common Uses:

Soothes Mind: Refreshing aroma of Amyris oil helps melt away stress and support a balanced, anxiety-free mind, specially before sleep.

Promotes Healthy skin: It can help regeneration of skin and is an effective natural treatment for dry skin as it is an abundant emollient which lubricates skin. It moistures skin as well as keeps it hydrated thereby making skin beautiful and glowing.

Anti aging: Amyris essential oil is known to help improve the appearance of fine lines and the texture of mature skin and is therefore often added to anti-aging products.

Prevents infection: Amyris essential oil boosts of germ-killing qualities which makes it highly effective in curing infections and other skin conditions. The anti-inflammatory properties of this oil helps deal with various skin conditions.

Repels insects: Amyris essential oil is known for its usefulness to keep insects like mosquitoes and ticks away.

Induces Restful Sleep: The sedative proeprites of Amyris essential oil promotes healthy, restful sleep. It has calming and soothing effect in the nerves which makes up for a relaxing night sleep.

Reduces Stress: The calming effects of amyris essential oil can help in de-stressing after a long tiring day. It calms and relaxes your anxiety, whenever used together with therapeutic massage oil, which is often used for de-stressing.

Product Color: Pale Yellow

Blends Well With: Cedarwood, Citronella, Cypress, Frankincense, Jasmine, Lemon, Mandarin, Rose, Sweet Orange

Caution: Avoid during pregnancy and with sensitive skin. It can cause possible sensitization in some individuals, so use in very low concentration only. It is important to note that all Essential Oils are extremely concentrated in nature and if to be applied on the skin or body, should always be diluted upto a maximum dosage of 4% in a suitable carrier oil.