|Common name ||Sandalwood oil, West Indian |
|Botanical name ||Amyris balsamifera |
|Description ||Thick pale yellow liquid with a pleasantly woody aroma, with hints of vanilla and cedar |
|Main GC components ||Valerianol, beta-eudesmol, epi-gamma-eudesmol and elemol |
|Plant parts used ||Wood |
|Extraction method ||Steam distillation |
|Region of origin ||Haiti |
Amyris essential oil demonstrates antiseptic, balsamic, decongestant, emollient, muscle relaxant, and sedative qualities.
It is mainly used as a perfume fixative in soaps and cosmetics.
In skin care is may be useful to soothe and soften dry, irritated skin.
BLENDS WELL WITH
Bergamot, Black pepper, Geranium, Lavender, Myrrh, Rose, Vetiver, and Ylang-ylang
Massage oilPRODUCT SPECIFICATION SHEET
- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use