Amyris (Sandalwood) Oil
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Often called "Sandalwood West India" that is to say, Haiti, it is actually the family Rutaceae (Citrus), but it has nothing in common with the kind santalum. Sandalwood Amyris was called "wood-candle" to the people of Haiti that the essential oil contained in the wood allows it to burn longer and also grants him a period of very long conservation, even in the tropical sun.
It is a small tree-shaped leafy groves, native to the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. It can reach 5 to 10 meters high and lives in the wild, mostly in Haiti.