Amyris Essential Oil

  • Amyris balsamifera
  • Origin: Haiti
Amyris Essential Oil


Parts Used

Seasoned wood

Extraction Method

Steam distillation

Note Classification



Slightly sweet top notes that are almost vanilla-like with underlying woody base notes that are balsamic, rich, and warming.


Local fisherman and traders call it “candlewood” because of its high oil content and common use as a torch.


1/2 oz., 1 oz., and 2 oz. essential oils are packaged in amber glass bottles with drop reducers for easy application. Larger sizes are packaged in amber screw cap bottles and do not come with reducers or droppers.

Blends Well With

Woody notes like cedarwood or ho wood. Resin oils, myrrh or elemi. Sweeter citrus oils, sweet orange or tangerine. Conifer needle oils, fir needle, grand fir, or Douglas fir. .


This oil has no known precautions. Never use essential oils undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children.

Before using topically, perform a small patch test on your inner forearm or back by applying a small quantity of diluted essential oil and apply a bandage. Wash the area if you experience any irritation. If no irritation occurs after 48 hours it is safe to use on your skin.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.