Amyris Essential Oil is Steam distilled using the wood & branches. Amyris essential oil has a faint woody, sweet balsamic aroma, similar to that of Benzoin. It is also known as West Indian Sandalwood. Amyris essential oil is known to have sedative and uplifting properties, ideal for relaxing blends. Amyris is mainly used as a perfume fixative in soaps and cosmetics.