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Amyris Essential Oil


##SHAREDCONTENT[essential-oils-top]##Amyris, a similar oil to East Indian Sandalwood, is often utilized for its calming and sedative qualities.

Product Description


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Botanical Name: Amyris balsamifera

Plant Part: Wood

Method of Extraction: Steam distilled

Origin: Haiti

Color: Pale yellow

Consistency: Thick

Perfumery Note: Base

Strength of Initial Aroma: Mild

Aromatic Scent: Amyris has a deep, warm, and comforting scent with notes of sweet

vanilla and a cedar-like aroma.

Constituents: valerianol, beta-eudesmol, elemol

Description: The Amyris tree, a relative of the citrus genus, exudes a type of balsam called elemi,

which is used to make Amyris essential oil. The wood is also frequently used for torches

and and firewood, as its high resin content produces a bright, and sometimes green, flame.

History: Amyris’ use as an essential oil seems to be more of a modern-day discovery. In 1986, Kirby and Holmes identified this oil through a microscopic evaluation.

Before their finding, Amyris was primarily used as a source of firewood.

Uses: *Fragrancing, sedative, insect repellent, antiseptic, emollient

Blends Well With: Cedarwood, Citronella, Ginger, Lavender, Peru Balsam, Ylang-ylang

Safety Information: Amyris essential oil is generally considered safe. Do not take any essential oils internally

without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using. Do not apply

undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.

If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical

problem, use essential oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy

practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the

gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy

practitioner before using essential oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted

prior to using an essential oil that you have never used before.

*Note: These statements have not been approved by the FDA. We do not claim that

this will cure, treat, or prevent any diseases or ailments.

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