BOTANICAL NAME: aniba rosaeodora
PARTS USED: Wood
BLENDS WELL WITH: Orange, Bergamot, Neroli, Lime, Lemon, Grapefruit, Lavender, Jasmine and Rose
PHYSICAL USES: Bactericide, antiseptic, antimicrobial, astringent, antispasmodic, antitoxic, diuretic, antifungal, insecticide, tonic, immune stimulant
Rosewood Essential Oil is extracted from the woody matter of Rosewood tree by steam distillation. Its main components are Alpha Terpineol, Alpha Pinene, Benzaldehyde, Cineole, Camphene, Geranial, Geraniol, Neral, Myrcene, Limonene, Linalool and Linalool Oxide. The Rosewood tree, which Brazil is famous for, are giant evergreen trees.
Analgesic: reduces pain without inducing unconsciousness; painkiller.
Antidepressant: an agent that prevents or counteracts depression.
Antiseptic: a substance that inhibits the growth and reproduction of microorganisms.
Aphrodisiac: arouses or intensifies sexual desire.
Cephalic: of or referring to the head.
Deodorant: Any agent acting to eliminate, reduce, mask, or control odor.
Insecticide: a substance used to kill insects.
Stimulant: increases physiological or nervous activity in the body.
Other Benefits: It rejuvenates skin and keeps it healthy and young. It can be useful in treatment of nausea, vomiting, cough and cold, stress, wrinkles, skin diseases, and acne.
Safety Warning: Never ingest essential oils without a prescription. Use carrier oil when applying to skin.