Have you ever used Amyris Essential Oil in massage to lessen stress, or applied a cold compress to a bruise after a bad fall? If you have, these are simple ways to naturally soothe without drugs/medications. Likewise, Simply Earth provides eco-friendly products – pure grade essential oils that can provide a way of relieving that has been practiced since ancient years by natives around the world. People choose essential oils because they are a natural, simple, safe, fast, and low-tech method of treatment.
Amyris plant got its name from the Greek word ‘Amyron’ (meaning intensely scented). Amyris was first called by other names such as balsam torchwood, candlewood, Buddha wood and West Indian Sandalwood among others. The given names were mainly based on the quality of its wood, which was used for torches and candles. The thick, rich oil in the wood renders it highly combustible with a long-lasting flame that also emits a lovely aroma.
It was only in the late 1800s that Amyris got its own botanical name ‘Amyris Balsamifera’ when its leaves were studied and classified as belonging to species different from that of sandalwood. Even if the tree has been mistakenly identified as sandalwood in history, the plant’s oil was still effectively used in cleaning wounds, relieving diarrhea, influenza, and supporting the respiratory system, as well as fragrance.
Amyris Essential Oil is famous for its gentle woody, sweet balsamic fragrance with a slight vanilla-like touch. It blends well with amber, rose, cedarwood, lavender, geranium, ylang-ylang, and other woody fragrances. In addition, the consistency of this pure, pale yellow essential oil is so thick that it is not possible to use a euro dropper cap dispenser like that of other thin oils.
Uses & Benefits
Calming and Relaxing
Amyris Essential Oil is beneficial to those who want to sleep well. It can be added to your favorite lotion or make your own Whipped Body Butter with Magnesium Flakes!
It can also be used alone with other oils in a diffuser to create a calming and relaxing atmosphere. It is generally safe and non-irritating to the skin and to those with respiratory difficulties.
Amyris Essential Oil is a good antiseptic agent. Like antiseptic drugs, you can apply it to the affected skin or wounds for its anti-infective effect which inhibits or prevents the growth of microbes after diluting it with a carrier oil.
Supports the immune system
There are several essential oils that can be used as medicine (without harmful side effects) to aid with digestion, coughs, colds, flu, mumps, nervousness, and stress, and one of them is Amyris. It can also support healthy blood pressure when used in aromatherapy. Use it to promote feelings of relaxation and lessen stress and anxiety. Adding it to a simple bath soak will make you feel better in no time.
As an antispasmodic, Amyris helps with muscle cramps and spasms in the involuntary muscles of the stomach. You can topically apply diluted Amyris essential oil in the aching area, or apply a hot compress. Dip a towel in hot water, squeeze out excess water and put 6-8 drops of this oil diluted in 1 Tbsp of carrier oil on the towel to be placed on the affected area.
If you want to enhance your concentration and focus, this oil works great as incense. It helps promote concentration and awareness. In short, you achieve a sharp but quiet mind! It’s the aroma that provides the creative energy and the relaxing atmosphere conducive to work, study, or meditation. You can also make your own Magnesium Sleep Spray. It promotes better sleep for a more energized day.
Since Amyris essential oil is so thick, it does not work well with a euro dropper (it will work, but will come out very slowly). We recommend removing the dropper that currently comes with the bottle and using a glass dropper. Store your oil with the screw-type cap that comes with the bottle. Clean your glass dropper with alcohol.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease.