Botanical Name: Pinus Succinifera
Country of Origin: India
Method of Extraction: The crude essential oil is obtained by dry distillation of the fossil resin (Vacuum Distillation)
Aromatic Description: Resinous, warm and smoky with an undertone of floral Citrus.
Perfumery Note: Base
Aromatherapy Properties : (Uses) Amber oil is produced from the fossilized sap of the giant prehistoric conifer called : Pinus Succinefera. Amber is a fossil resin. The resin flowed out the bark, probably after previous injury, dried up and hardened. There is a different flow forms like e.g. drops, mass flows, and “drop-on-drop-flow” called “shlaubs” (Schlauben). The later has more fossil inclusions, because it resulted from thrust-wise resin flow. According to scientist, the oldest well-known amber originates from the carbon time and has an age of approximately 345 million years (Upper Carboniferous). An essential oil which is an ingredient in many popular modern-day perfumes.
Blends well with: Geranium, Pine White Organic, Spruce Hemlock, Cedarwood Atlas, Myrrh (India), Galbanum, Frankincense, Cypress, Clove Leaf, Anise Star , Lemon, Orange Sweet, Cistus , Rose Absolute (Morocco), and Benzoin.
History: Amber Essential Oil is one of the oldest Essential Oils in the world, its’ use as a trading commodity dates back to 8000 BC. Amber has had various names down the centuries, which includes, ‘Sunstone’, ‘Stone of victory’, ‘Adornment of the daughters of Rome’, and ‘Gold of the North’. Its English name derives from Ancient Arabia where it was burnt as incense and was known as ‘Anbar’ or ‘Ambar’.
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