Oil Properties Antiseptic, balsamic, sedative, calming and an aid to stress relief. It has sedative properties and helps during meditation. Muscle relaxant, emollient, soothing agent, stimulant. Origin Amyris balsamifera is produced in Haiti. Extraction Sandalwood Amyris essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of the broken up wood & branches. Chemical Composition Santalol, santyl acetate and santalene Precautions Not for internal use. Fairly non-toxic. Non-irritant.