Amyris Essential Oil
Amyris essential oil helps maintain the immune system, used for everyday stresses and can maintain clear, healthy skin.
How to use?
4-5 drops in bath, on tissue or in a vaporiser. 15 drops in 50ml carrier.
WARNING – do not apply undiluted or internally. Keep away from children and eyes. Store in cool, dark place.
|Schimmelia oleifera, West Indian sandalwood, West Indian Rosewood
|Steam distillation of the broken wood and branches
|Mainly Haiti, but it has now been introduced to may tropical zones such as Jamaica, South and central America
|A small bushy tree with white flowers and compound leaves, which grows in wild thickets all over Haiti
|A pale yellow liquid with a sweet and smoky fragrance
|Called ‘candlewood’ by the locals due to its high oil content making it burn like a candle, Amyris is used as a torch by the local fishermen and traders and also to make excellent furniture
Blends well with
|Lavandin, Citronella, Cedarwood and other woody essential oils
Cautions and comments
|Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitising
Main chemical constituents
|Caryophyllene, cadinene and cadinol