A fine addition to your collection of luxurious woody base notes. There is a dry cedar like tone similar to other cypress oils yet much smoother with coniferous and amber heart. Siam wood oil is long lasting and eventually transforms on the skin expressing a warm creamy dreamy balsamic undertone with floral rosewood nuances. Quite a beautiful fixative aroma for natural perfume and fragrance building. Sometimes combined with amyris oil as an alternative to sandalwood.
Our siam wood essential oil is derived from organically cultivated Fokiena hodginsii which prosper in Northern Vietnam. This large cypress tree is grown for its valuable timber and its fragrant wood is used for fine wood manufacturing. the remaining trunk wood is steam distilled to produce this certified organic Siam wood essential oil. The essential oil is a light yellow color with thicker consistency. Also known as pemou, bois de siam, Fujian cypress.
Utilized in organic perfumery and aromatherapy in diffuser, massage and topical applications. A rich source of sesquiterpenes fokienol and trans-neroidol. Siam wood essential oils blends well with many other essential oils including agar wood, cardamom, cedarwood, cypress, fir, frankincense, myrrh, patchouli, spice oils, styrax benzoin, tobacco, tonka bean, tropical flowers, vanilla vetiver and more!
- Botanical Latin Name: Fokinia hodginsii
- Extraction method: Steam distillation
- Part of plant: Heartwood
- Country of Origin: Vietnam
- Cultivation Method: Organic