Description: Rosewood Essential Oil aka Bois De Rose is one of the very rare essential oils these days due to its limited availability. Rosewood helps with pre-menstrual irritation by calming the mood, causes relaxation and reduces irritation and mood swing. It is used in cosmetics and has properties such as restoration and regeneration of skin. Rosewood essential oil is widely used in perfumery.  Rosewood oil blends well with other wood, citrus, spice, herbaceous and floral oils.

Note: This product is CITES approved material and comes from sustainable source.

Plant Part: Wood

Extraction Method: Steam distilled

Botanical name: Aniba rosaeodora

Odor and Appearance: sweet, woody, fruity, floral aroma; Colorless to pale yellow liquid.

Country of origin: Peru

Main Constituents: Valerianol, Caryophyllene, beta-eudesmol, cadinene, gamma-eudesmol, balsamiol, balsamiferone, and elemol

Common Uses: Rosewood essential oil is derived from the wood of the Aniba rosaeodora tree, also known as Brazilian rosewood. This aromatic tree is native to the Amazon rainforest and has been prized for its fragrant wood and essential oil. However, it’s important to note that due to unsustainable harvesting practices, Brazilian rosewood has become endangered, and the use of its essential oil is restricted in many regions to protect the environment. Here are some key characteristics and potential uses of rosewood essential oil:

Aroma: Rosewood essential oil has a sweet, woody, and slightly floral aroma. Its fragrance is often described as calming, uplifting, and balancing.

Aromatherapy: The soothing and comforting scent of rosewood essential oil makes it a popular choice for aromatherapy. It is often used to promote relaxation, reduce stress, and create a harmonious atmosphere.

Skin Care: Rosewood essential oil is sometimes used in skincare products for its potential benefits. It may help support healthy skin by moisturizing and rejuvenating the complexion. However, due to its potential sensitizing effects, it should be used in appropriate dilutions and patch-tested before applying to the skin.

Emotional Support: The aroma of rosewood essential oil is believed to have positive effects on the emotions. It may help alleviate feelings of sadness, anxiety, and tension, promoting a sense of calm and well-being.

Anti-Inflammatory: Rosewood essential oil contains compounds that may have anti-inflammatory properties. It could potentially be used in blends for massage or topical application to address minor inflammation.

Respiratory Support: Some practitioners use rosewood essential oil in blends for respiratory support, as its aroma may have a gentle clearing effect.

Perfumery: Rosewood’s pleasant and balanced aroma makes it a sought-after ingredient in perfumery. It is often used as a base note to add depth and warmth to fragrance blends.

Note: Middle

Blend Well With: Lavender, Bergamot, Ylang Ylang, Frankincense, Geranium, Sandalwood, Patchouli, Clary Sage, Jasmine, Orange, Neroli

Contraindications: Rosewood essential oil is considered safe to use. Just like many other essential oils, it is wise to use this oil after dilution with a carrier oil, as it can be sensitive and irritating to the skin. Before you use Rosewood essential oil on your skin, it is advisable that you conduct a patch test before making it a routine.

Do not use internally, unless directed by a physician. For pregnant women and nursing mothers, it is safe to consult first with your physician before using Rosewood essential oil. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions.

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