Rosewood Essential Oil
Rosewood trees are native to Brazil and are endangered and many suppliers illegally harvest the trees. It is important to research any company selling Rosewood essential oil to ensure that they are doing so legally and in ways that will not harm the ecology.
- Botanical Family: Lauraceae
- Part of Plant Used: Wood
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: None
- Chemistry: Rosewood is primarily compromised of monoterpene alcohols (linalool).
- Nervous System: calming and deeply sedative during times of stress and depression and promotes emotional healing
- Energetics: essential in healing the mind-body-spirit connection and for meditation
- Pregnancy: is deeply sedative and emotionally balancing, helps with nausea, general discomfort, and immune support
- Skin: benefits the skin if it is oily or irritated
- Digestive: reduces feelings of nausea
- Musculoskeletal: helps with pain relief for aches, pains, and spasms
- Immune System: supports the immune system
- Reproductive: can be used as an aphrodisiac
- Spiritual: supports the Third Eye Chakra associated with intuition and imagination
- Scent Profile: mid note with a sweet, floral and woodsy aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Rosewood can last up to 12 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Floral, Woody
- Blends well with: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Neroli, Palo Santo, Patchouli, Rose, Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood, Sandalwood, Sweet Orange, Vanilla, Vetiver
- No known issues
Products Using Rosewood Essential Oil
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- Clark, Demetria. Aromatherapy and Herbs for Pregnancy, Birth and Breastfeeding. Book Publishing Company, 2015.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists. “PREGNANCY GUIDELINES Guidelines for Aromatherapists Working with Pregnant Clients.” International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists , IFPA, 2013, www.ifparoma.org.
- National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy. “Other Safety Considerations: Pregnancy.” National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy, naha.org/explore-aromatherapy/safety#other.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tiran, Denise. Aromatherapy in Midwifery Practice. Singing Dragon an Imprint of Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016.
- Tiran, Denise. “Is It Safe to Use Essential Oils While I'm Pregnant?” BabyCentre UK, BabyCentre Blog, July 2013, www.babycentre.co.uk/x536449/is-it-safe-to-use-essential-oils-while-im-pregnant.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.