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Botanical Name: Amyris balsamifera
Plant Part: Wood
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Color: Pale yellow
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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