Plant part used
Place of origin
Amyris is also known as West Indian Sandalwood or Balsam Torchwood.
It does have a beautifully balsamic aroma and is very similar on dry down to Sandalwood oil but has a slightly peppery top note.
Method of extraction
Also known as West Indian Sandalwood or Indies Sandalwood. The soft aroma is reminiscent of resin oils like benzoin and it is often used as a perfume "fixative" to extend the fragrant life of a blend. True to the nature of base notes in general, it provides grounding and soothing qualities.
Blends well with
Cedarwood Atlas, Citronella, Cypress, Frankincense, Jasmine, Lavandin, Lemon, Mandarin, Rose, Sandalwood, Orange Sweet.
Mind & Spirit – The essential oil lifts the spirit and helps instill a sense of calm.
Body – An excellent oil for calming muscles and joints after a long day or intense workout. When diffused or applied topically to the chest, this oil can help support a healthy respiratory system.
Skin & Hair – This Oil both slows the aging process and regenerates the skin, making it an excellent choice for facial care blends.