Amyris - EO 10ML
Amyris essential oil helps maintain the immune system, used for everyday stresses and can maintain clear, healthy skin.
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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.
|Latin Name||Amyris balsamifera|
|Synonyms||Schimmelia oleifera, West Indian sandalwood, West Indian Rosewood|
|Extraction||Steam distillation of the broken wood and branches|
|Origin||Mainly Haiti, but it has now been introduced to may tropical zones such as Jamaica, South and central America|
|Plant characteristics||A small bushy tree with white flowers and compound leaves, which grows in wild thickets all over Haiti|
|Oil characteristics||A pale yellow liquid with a sweet and smoky fragrance|
|Traditional use||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|