Amyris Balsamifera Bark Oil

Amyris Balsamifera Bark Oil
Ingredient origins
Amyris Bark
Common name
Amyris Oil
EWG score
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The EWG score is a hazard score ranging from 1-2 (low hazard), 3-6 (moderate hazard) and 7-10 (high hazard) published by the Environmental Working Group. Their data is sourced from the Skin Deep® database and studies published in open scientific literature.
Used with Care
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Ingredient details

The Amyris balsamifera tree is cultivated in the West Indies and in Central and South America, and grows to a height of 18 meters with white flowers. It's commonly referred to as the or ‘balsam torchwood’ as its high oil content makes the wood exceptionally flammable. Amyris oil is produced from the bark of the fallen, dried tree through steam distillation. The oil is used in fragrances, varnishes, cosmetics, soaps and incenses, while the wood is frequently used for torches or firewood.