Amyris, is often called the “poor man’s sandalwood” as it has a similar aroma, without the expensive price tag!
Effect on mind: It relaxes and calms the mind, helps in alleviating the stress and anxiety
Effect on body: May aid tissue toning and reduction of cellulite and help to cleanse the system.
Effect on skin: Antiseptic and emollient
Blends well with: Lavander, geranium, cedarwood, oakmoss, sandalwood, patchouli, vetiver and ylang ylang
|Common name||Amyris (West Indian Sandalwood) Essential Oil|
|Botanical name||Amyris balsamifera|
|Odour||Sweet-woody, with a slight vanilla-like undertone|
|Plant parts used||Wood|
|Extraction method||Steam distillation|
|Country of origin||India|