Botanical Name: Amyris balsamifera
Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Wood
Synonym: West Indian Sandalwood
Blends Well With: Cedarwood, and other woodsy aromas
Aroma: Woody, herbaceous, dry, and earthy
Color: Clear – Pale Yellow
RELAX: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 10 drops of Amyris and 5 drops of Sweet Orange. Alternatively add 5-6 drops of Amyris, or the above blend, to your diffuser.
RELEASE: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 7 drops of Amyris, 3 drops of Vetiver and 5 drops of Cedarwood (Atlas). Or add this blend to your Thera Lux Nebulizing Diffuser and diffuse for 15-30 minutes before bedtime and drift off to its serene scent.
LINEN SPRAY: Add to a 4 ounce spray bottle: 5 drops of Amyris, 5 drops of Cedarwood (Atlas), 5 drops of Vetiver and 5 drops of Orange, then fill with 3 oz of Lavender hydrosol [or water] and top off with grain alcohol. Shake well before misting over sheets or other linens.
SKIN CLEANSER: Add: 6 drops of Amyris to one ounce of your facial cleanser. (1% dilution)
SKIN TONER: In an amber glass spray bottle combine: 12 drops of Amyris, Polysorbate 20 (manufacturer's recommended amount) and 2 ounces of witch hazel for oily skin/rose water for dry or sensitive skin. Shake well to mix before spritzing on your face. Best if used after cleansing and before moisturizing. Shelf life: 1 week (1% dilution)
Safety: If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Do not use internally, unless directed by a licensed Aromatherapist or physician.
OK For Kids: 2+
Kids Max Dilution: 1%
Shelf Life: 4-8 Years