Description: Amyris Essential oil has a soft, resinous aroma which is often used in perfumes as a base note. Amyris is a thick, pale yellow essential oils steam distilled from the wood of this tree which is native to Haiti and other tropical climates. Amyris essential oil has a gentle woody aroma with an underlying vanilla note with a woody, cedar-like character.
It is also referred to as candlewood, as the wood contains a high level of oil and burns like a candle. Amyris is also known as the West Indian Sandalwood and the Poor Man's Sandalwood. It is valued as a well-known fixative, especially in soaps, and finds application as a mild blender in various perfumes.
Soothes Mind: Refreshing aroma of Amyris oil helps melt away stress and support a balanced, anxiety-free mind, especially before sleep.
Promotes Healthy skin: It can help the regeneration of skin and is an effective natural treatment for dry skin as it is an abundant emollient that lubricates the skin. It moistures skin as well as keeps it hydrated thereby making skin beautiful and glowing.
Anti-aging: Amyris essential oil is known to help improve the appearance of fine lines and the texture of mature skin and is therefore often added to anti-aging products.
Prevents infection: Amyris essential oil boosts germ-killing qualities which makes it highly effective in curing infections and other skin conditions. The anti-inflammatory properties of this oil help deal with various skin conditions.
Repels insects: Amyris essential oil is known for its usefulness to keep insects like mosquitoes and ticks away.
Induces Restful Sleep: The sedative properties of Amyris essential oil promotes healthy, restful sleep. It has a calming and soothing effect on the nerves which makes up for a relaxing night's sleep.
Reduces Stress: The calming effects of Amyris essential oil can help in de-stressing after a long tiring day. It calms and relaxes your anxiety, whenever used together with therapeutic massage oil, which is often used for de-stressing.
Caution: Avoid during pregnancy and with sensitive skin. It can cause possible sensitization in some individuals, so use in very low concentration only. It is important to note that all Essential Oils are extremely concentrated in nature and if to be applied on the skin or body, should always be diluted up to a maximum dosage of 4% in a suitable carrier oil.