Amyris is not botanically related to Sandalwood, however, it has been used as a substitute due to its woody aroma and calming effect on the body, skin and mind.
Nature/Essence – Soothing & Relaxing
Amyris helps soften and soothe dry or irritated skin and has healing and antiseptic properties. It encourages skin regeneration - especially beneficial for mature or prematurely ageing skin.
Amyris has a relaxing effect on the body, nice to massage on tense, stiff or restless muscles. It can also help open up the airways and ease congestion.
Amyris is calming and aids sleep, and in low doses is said to be an aphrodisiac. It has a grounding effect and helps deepen the breath making it useful for meditation.