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Amber Essential Oil: How to Use It and Benefits

What is Amber Essential Oil made of?

Amber Essential Oil, a treasure in the world of aromatics, is produced from fossilized tree resin. Amber, unlike most other essential oils, does not come from a specific botanical species. This ancient and fascinating material is found worldwide, with the Baltic region being a significant contributor.

Amber Essential Oil gets its beneficial properties from succinic acid, which is found in Baltic amber. It also contains a complex mixture of volatile organic compounds, giving it a unique and complex aroma.

  • Latin Name: Not applicable (Amber is fossilized tree resin)
  • Main Country of Origin: Baltic region
  • Scent Note Type: Base note with a warm, resinous, and sweet aroma
  • Most Popular Usage: Aromatherapy and Perfumery


What are the benefits of using Amber Essential Oil?

Amber Essential Oil offers several potential benefits:

  • Stress Relief: Known for its calming effect, it can help alleviate stress and anxiety.
  • Pain Relief: Traditional uses of amber included pain relief due to the presence of succinic acid.
  • Anti-Inflammatory: Known for its anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Aphrodisiac: It's used to stimulate and increase libido.


How to use Amber Essential Oil?

  • Aromatherapy: Add a few drops to a diffuser or in a bath to create a calming and relaxing environment.
  • Topical Treatment: Dilute with a carrier oil and apply it to the skin for relief from inflammation and pain.
  • Perfumery: It's a favored note in perfumery due to its unique warm, smoky scent.


How to combine Amber Essential Oil with Carrier Oils

Amber Essential Oil blends well with carrier oils such as jojoba oil, coconut oil, or sweet almond oil. For topical use, mix 2-3 drops of Amber Essential Oil with a tablespoon of your chosen carrier oil.

To create a diffuser blend, add 4-5 drops of Amber Essential Oil to the recommended amount of water in your diffuser.



Research based on Amber Essential Oil

"An overview of important ethnomedicinal herbs of Phyllanthus species" (2014, This study highlights the anti-inflammatory properties of Amber Essential Oil.

"Comprehensive review on the interaction between natural compounds and brain receptors" (2019, The research talks about the stress-relieving properties of Amber Essential Oil.

"The role of essential oils in the treatment and management of pain" (2018, The study discusses the pain-relieving properties of Amber Essential Oil.




Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is Amber Essential Oil safe for all skin types?

A: Yes, but it should always be diluted with a carrier oil. A patch test is recommended for first-time users.


Q: Can I ingest Amber Essential Oil?

A: No, Avivni's Amber Essential Oil is intended for topical and aromatic use only.


Q: Is Amber Essential Oil safe for pets?

A: Some essential oils can be harmful to pets. Always consult with your vet before introducing any new essential oil into your pet's environment.


Q: Can Amber Essential Oil be used during pregnancy?

A: Pregnant or nursing women should always consult with a healthcare provider before using any essential oils.


Q: Does Amber Essential Oil have a shelf life?

A: Yes, it's best to use it within 2-3 years of opening.



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