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. .


Oil Specific: None known.
General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier).

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