Rosewood Essential Oil
Rosewood essential oil is extracted from the tree which has the botanical name Aniba rosaeodoria.
What does rosewood essential oil smell like?
Slightly spicy, woody and floral.
Which part of the plant provides the oil?
Where has rosewood been sourced from?
This particular rosewood oil originates from Brazil.
How is rosewood oil extracted?
Rosewood oil is extracted by steam distillation.
This involves using steam from boiling water to extract the essential oil from the plant.
The heat from the steam causes the plant’s cell walls to open allowing the essential oil to be released.
What other oils blend well with rosewood essential oil?
Rosewood oil blends well with frankincense, geranium, palmarosa, patchouli, petitgrain, rose, rosemary, sandalwood and vetivert.
How can I benefit from rosewood essential oil?
If you’re mentally fatigued, stressed or depressed, rosewood oil may return you to emotional balance.
It is also an effective treatment for headaches and the symptoms of PMS.
Rosewood essential oil can be used as an aphrodisiac to benefit both impotence and frigidity and it is an ideal skin care essential oil, particularly dry and damaged skin because of its ability to stimulate cell and tissue regeneration.
Rosewood has very good antiseptic properties, helping with colds, flu and winter chills.
Can also help clear the head and feelings of tiredness.
Are there precautions I should know about?
Should not be used during pregnancy.