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 Rosewood Essential Oil uses - Aromatherapy- Rosewood

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Oil Name:Rosewood
Note: Top
Parts of plant used:Timber (wood of the tree)
Botanical Name:Aniba Rosaeaodora
Aroma: Woody and sweet almost floral with spicy overtones

Rosewood Essential Oil:

Rosewood Essential Oil is extracted from the wood of the Aniba Rosaeaodora evergreen, very large,  tree native to the forests of Brazil.

 

Rosewood Essential Oil Properties and Uses:

Dry, inflamed skinAnti-ageingAphrodisiac
Immune system tonicAnalgesic Antidepressant
Deodorant StimulantInsecticidal
AntisepticAntibacterial Cephalic

Rosewood Essential Oil Constituents:

Cineole: One of the two most important Monoterpene Oxides, the other is Ascaridole, Cineole is one of the most widely distributed constituents amongst plants as an oxidised product of monoterpenes. Cineole is often also called Eucalyptol, named so because it is the major component of Eucalyptus oil.

Cineole is a expectorant widely used in commercial cough lozenges. It has a reputation as a skin irritant amongst many practitioners but recent tests have failed to confirm this.

Geraniol: A terpene alcohol. Fragrant and regarded as highly valued oil in aromatherapy and the perfume industry. Terpene alcohols are antimicrobial but are a lot gentler on the skin than the phenols.  

Linanool: Linalool one of the terpene alcohols is widely distributed in the plant kingdom. Linalool has strong effects on the nervous system and is therefore widely used by aroma therapists and herbologists as a sedative, spasmolytic and local anaesthetic. It is also used against many skin complaints, mostly in the form of tea tree oil.

Nerol: A terpene alcohol.

Terpene Alcohol: Valued for their fragrance, gentle reaction on the skin and membranes and healing properties Terpene Alcohols have earned the name of "Friendly Molecules". Alcohols are amongst the strongest antimicrobial compounds in essential oils but lack the irritant properties of other antimicrobial constituents like phenols.

Terpineol: No current data available

Dipentene: No current data available

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