Botanical Name: Amyris balsamifera
Origin: Dominican Republic
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Wood & branches
Aroma: mild, woody, sweet vanilla-like, balsamic aroma
Note: Base to Middle
Consistency: Moderately viscous
Color: Clear pale yellow
Description: Amyris trees are bushy and grow wild in Haiti, but this plant can be found all over the world.
Blends Well With: Amber, Cedarwood, Rose, and other woods
History: The locals call it 'candlewood' because of its high oil content; it burns like a candle. It is used as a torch by fishermen and traders. It also makes excellent furniture wood.
Use Safely: Generally safe to use. Simply follow instructions to dilute. The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy.
Safety: Safe, non-toxic
STORAGE LIFE: Up to seven (7) years
Euro Dropper Cap: not included because Amyris essential oil is 'thick'