of plant used:||Wood|
Name:|| Amyris Balsamifera|
Amyris is often confused with Sandalwood. Amyris is native to Haiti, Jamaica
and parts of the Southern American continent, Amyris is commonly referred to as
West Indian Sandalwood. Amyris Balsamifera is not related to Sandalwood at all
but the oil aroma is similar although Amyris has a drier fragrance.
wood of the Amyris tree is very oily, similar to Teak, which makes Amyris timber
useful for outdoor applications as fence posts and firewood.
Amyris is not
well known amongst Aromatherapists who generally prefer to use the more popular
Amyris, if not available, can be substituted by Sandalwood in
most recipes unless noted to the contrary.
|Inflammatory skin conditions - poorly
could possibly help against urinary tract infections|| || |
Cadinole: No current data available
Cadinene: No current data available
Carophyllene Oxide: No current data available
Sesquiterpenes: When sesquiterpenes occur in essential oils it
is mostly in combination with monoterpenes. Sesquiterpenes have a higher melting
point than monoterpenes.
Sesquiterpenes are anaesthetic, antifungal,
antiseptic and antibacterial.
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