Amyris Essential Oil Properties (Amyris balsamifera)
Light, woody, vanilla with a hint of balsamic scent.
- 100% Pure, Concentrated, Undiluted
- Therapeutic Quality
- Steam Distilled from Wood
- Country of Origin: Dominican Republic
- Also Known As: West Indian Sandalwood, Balsam Torchwood
Amyris Essential Oil Packaged
Amber glass bottle with Euro dropper. Tamper proof safety seal. Shrink wrapped.
Background Information on Amyris Essential Oil
Amyris is an evergreen tree native to the West Indies and Central America. It is also known as West Indian sandalwood. The tree is considered endangered in some parts of the world. Most amyris trees are are grown in Haiti, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Venezuela. It is a common fixative in perfumery.
Amyris oil is sometimes referred to as West Indian Sandalwood, although it is much less expensive than the rare East Indian Sandalwood. It is sometimes used in place of sandalwood because, although different in aroma and strength, it gives similar therapeutic results of relaxation and ease of nerves and tension.
Amyris Essential Oil Uses and Benefits
Amyris essential oil documented aromatherapy properties include antiphlogistic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, balsamic, expectorant, fixative, hypotensive, lymphatic decongestant, sedative.*
Amyris can be used in aromatherapy by methods of skin application (diluted with a carrier oil), aroma lamp, bath, fragrancing, inhaler, lightbulb ring, massage, mist spray, steam inhalation, steam room and sauna.
Emotionally, amyris essential oil has practical uses to reduce anxiety, stress, tension,and promotes a peaceful state.* Mentally, amyris oil helps improve mental clarity and is a reviving oil. Physically, amyris oil helps support deep breathing and loosens tight muscles.*
Amyris oil may help relieve sexual tension and can be used in intimate settings. Amyris oil is also known to help support aging skin and can be found in skin regenerative creams. Amyris oil opens the heart chakra and is connected to love.
See our references at the bottom of this page for additional information.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.
Amyris Essential Oil Uses and Benefits / Suggestions & Blends
Amyris essential oil blends well with lavender, citronella, cedarwood, sandalwood, ginger, geranium, and oakmoss.
Dilute with a carrier oil prior to skin application.
- Use as an aromatherapy to release tension throughout the body and muscles.
- Also helps to heal and repair aged skin.
- In place of sandalwood, amyris oil is an excellent, calming addition to soaps, perfumes, and even facial creams.
Amyris Essential Oil Safety Tips
- No known hazards.
- For external use only. See our Safety Information page for further details when using essential oils.