Muhuhu Essential Oil
Muhuhu comes from the Muhuqwe tree which is native to Kenya, Tanzania and the African Coast. Its wood is often used in flooring.
- Botanical Family: Asteraceae
- Other Common Names: African Sandalwood
- Part of Plant Used: Wood
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: None
- Chemistry: Muhuhu is supported by sesquiterpenes (calamenene <cis>) and sesquiterpene alcohols (leptospermone).
- Nervous System: soothes feelings of stress, anxiety, and depression
- Respiratory: supports respiratory inflammation and coughs
- Skin: nourishing for dry or oily skin and inflamed skin conditions
- Energetics: grounding for meditative purposes
- Spiritual: supports the Root, Sacral, Heart, Third Eye, and Crown Chakras focusing on support, relationships, love, higher levels of consciousness, and introspection
- Scent Profile: Base note with a smoky woodsy aroma.
- Longevity: The aroma of Muhuhu can last up to 400 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Woody
- Blends well with: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Elemi, Frankincense, Jasmine, Lavender, Mandarin, Melissa, Myrrh, Neroli, Patchouli, Sweet Orange, Roman Chamomile, Rose, Rosewood, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang
- No known issues
Products Using Muhuhu Essential Oil
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.