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Rosewood is fabulous for addressing dull, dry and oily skin.  It is known to have a cell stimulant and tissue regenerating action on the skin which promotes rejuvenation of the skin.  This is particularly attractive for use with mature and wrinkled skin.

It is also considered spiritually healing and will lift your spirits and have a balancing action effect on the mind and body. Its aphrodisiac properties are useful to sort out sexual problems such as impotence and frigidity.

The oil has a slightly spicy, floral and sweet smell.

Origin of rosewood oil
This Brazilian evergreen tree can grow up to 40 meters (125 feet) high and  has a reddish bark and yellow flowers and is extensively felled in the South American rainforest, but now legislation requires distilleries to plant a new tree for each tree cut down.

Extraction rosewood oil
It is extracted from the wood chippings by steam distillation.

Chemical composition
The main chemical components of rosewood oil are a-pinene, camphene, geraniol, neral, geranial, myrcene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, linalool, benzaldehyde, linalool oxides and a-terpineol.

Rosewood oil is non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing oil and is generally regarded as safe.

Therapeutic properties
The therapeutic properties of rosewood oil are anti-depressant, mildly analgesic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, bactericidal, cephalic, deodorant, insecticide and stimulant.

Rosewood oil blends well with
Although essential oils normally blend well with one another, Rosewood oil blends especially well with all citrus and floral oils.

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Note- Rosewood is an endangered species and thus we use very limited amounts of this valued essential oil.