Amber Essential Oil
Amber (Pinus succinifera) comes from fossilized tree resin that can be millions of years old.
- Botanical Family: N/A
- Part of Plant Used: Resin
- Method of Extraction: Vacuum (Dry) distillation
- Variations: None
- Chemistry: Unknown
- Perfumery: natural perfumes and incense
- Circulatory: promotes healthy circulation
- Immune System: supports the immune system
- Musculoskeletal: soothes pain, inflammation, and spasms
- Reproductive: increases libido
- Nervous System: calms stress and anxiety, energizes, and improves focus and concentration
- Emotional: calming and meditative
- Scent Profile: base note with a smoky resinous aroma with hints of citrus and floral
- Longevity: The aroma of Amber can last up to 400 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Oriental, Vanilla, Woody
- Blends well with Essential Oils: Benzoin, Cedarwood Atlas, Cistus, Clove Leaf, Cypress, Dragons Blood, Frankincense, Galbanum, Geranium, Hemlock Spruce, Jasmine, Labdanum, Leather, Lemon, Liquidambar, Musk, Myrrh, Nag Champa, Oakmoss, Opopanax, Rose, Star Anise, Sweet Orange, Vanilla, White Pine
- Not for use during pregnancy as it can cause contractions, or for use by/with children
- Can cause skin irritation
- Not for internal use
Products Using Amber Essential Oil
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.