Botanical Name: Amyris balsamifera
Main Constituents: Valerianol, ß-eudesmol
Origin: Dominican Republic
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Part of Plant: Wood and branches
Description & Colour: Clear to pale yellow, moderately viscous liquid
Aromatic Summary: A mild, sweet scent, similar to the balsamic reminiscent of Cedar and Muhuhu
Storage: Transfer out of any metal and shipping containers (used for safe shipping), keep in dark glass container
Safety Notes: For external use only; dilute before use. May cause skin irritations, a skin test is recommended prior to use, avoid contact with eyes
Usage: Antiseptic, balsamic, and sedative. Amyris Oil has traditionally been used as a fixative in perfumery, toiletries, and soaps
Blends well with: Amber, Jasmine, Rose, and other woods. It is often used to extend Sandalwood
Also known as West Indian Sandalwood, The shrub wood for this distillation is collected from the stripped bark of fallen branches and dead wood which retains the precious oils. Amryis is available year-round and the general semi-humid climate in Haiti and the Dominican Republic gives the oil consistency in scent and quality.
This information is for education purposes only and in no way is meant to serve as medical or professional advice. We are not responsible for any products made using these oils or the outcome of any application thereof. As always we recommend testing all products.