Rosewood Essential Oil Aniba rosaeodora
Botanical Name: Aniba rosaeodora
Plant Part: Wood from the tree
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Description: Rosewood is an evergreen tree now controlled as an endangered species by the Government of Brazil. It has a reddish bark and heartwood.
Color: Clear to pale yellow
Aroma type: soft, sweet, spicy, floral
Aromatic Scent: Rosewood has a fantastic warm and woody scent, while at the same time being both floral and fruity. Rosewood oil is rich in linalool, a chemical which can be transformed into a number of derivatives of value to the flavor and fragrance industries.
Aroma Strength: Medium
Aromatherapy uses: calming, soothing, clearing. Relieves pain, fights infection, diminishes depression, stimulates the brain, clears the head, improves immunity, helps skin disorders, stimulates sexual desire.
Perfume Note: Middle
Cautions: Avoid in pregnancy. Possible irritant to sensitive skin.