Rhododendron Essential Oil
Rhododendron has numerous different species, the ones produced for essential oil are different than the ones in backyards.
- Botanical Family: Ericaceae
- Part of Plant Used: Flowers, Leaves
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: None
- Chemistry: Rhododendron is supported by monoterpenes (α-pinene, β-pinene, limonene).
- Nervous System: sSupports relaxation and centering, soothes headaches
- Digestive: helps to relieve nausea
- Musculoskeletal: soothes muscular inflammation
- Skin: soothes inflammations
- Spiritual: supports the Solar Plexus, Heart, and Third Eye Chakras with clarity and perspective on love and relationships and personal power
- Scent Profile: mid note with an herbal and floral aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Rhododendron can last up to 100-200 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Floral
- Blends well with: Black Spruce, Blood Orange, Davana, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Gardenia, Geranium, German Chamomile, Ginger, Jasmine, Lavender, Neroli, Petitgrain, Roman Chamomile, Rose, Sandalwood, Scots Pine, Sweet Orange, Vanilla, Ylang Ylang
- No known issues
Products Using Rhododendron 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.