Amyris (West Indian Sandalwood) Essential Oil
- Product Code: EO-A03
- Availability: In Stock
- Ex Tax: £3.10
- Species: Amyris balsamifera
- Plant family: Rutaceae
- Origin: West Indies
- Note: Base
- Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
No toxicity reported but if using for the first time or if you have sensitive skin spot test first
Amyris essential oil can be helpful for hydrating and rejuvenating dry and mature skin
Amyris lifts the mood and can help to clear and calm the mind and induce a meditative state. It can also help stimulate creativity, strengthen resolve and impart courage
Amyris oil is soothing and calming whilst enhancing general feelings of wellbeing
Blends well with:
Bergamot, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Sweet Orange, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Rose, Tangerine, Vetivert, Ylang Ylang.
To soothe & calm the mind
Diffuse 2 drops Amyris, 2 drops Rose and 2 drops Bergamot in an aromatherapy diffuser or candle burner to lift your mood during the day!
To aid meditation
Meditation is a great way to reduce stress and create a safe space for fresh new thinking to emerge. Amyris’s euphoric properties make it a great oil for using with meditation to enhance creativity. As part of your meditative practice, you could add this oil to the mix by creating a Meditation Mist to clear the space around you and to spritz over yourself before you start!
Mix 10 drops Amyris, 10 drops Cedarwood and 10 drops Neroli with 100ml water or Orange Flower Hydrolat in a spray bottle and use before and during meditation as required
Dry & mature skincare
Add 1 drop of Amyris to 5ml of cleanser, toner and moisturiser to help rehydrate and renew your skin! Alternatively, check out our cosmetic skincare bases and pop a drop into 5ml of those!
To aid detoxification
Amyris is quite a stimulating oil for the body and can therefore help with cleansing. It is also good for the digestive system, stimulating things to move through faster! If you’re needing to detoxify and speed things up try this cleansing massage blend.
Firstly, take a body brush and use it in little strokes up your body, moving in the direction towards the heart. Then, add 2 drops Amyris, 2 drops Lemon and 2 drops Grapefruit to 15ml Grapeseed oil, mix well and massage into your body, in the same upwards direction!