Rosewood Essential Oil
Rosewood Oil is sometimes referred to as Bois-de-rose Oil.
Rosewood is an endangered species, and the production of Rosewood Oil is a strong contributor to the significant reduction in the species. Whenever possible, purchase Rosewood Oil from suppliers that are conscientious of how they source their Rosewood Oil.
Botanical Name: Aniba rosaeodora
Common Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Color: Clear with a Yellow Tinge
Perfumery Note: Middle
Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium
Aromatic Description: Sweet, woody, fruity, floral aroma.
Rosewood Oil Uses: Acne, colds, dry skin, dull skin, fever, flu, frigidity, headache, oily skin, scars, sensitive skin, stress, stretch marks. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 56-67.] Safety Information: Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand does not indicate any special precautions when using Rosewood Oil. [Robert Tisserand, Essential Oil Safety (United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone, 1995), 210.