Rosewood Essential Oil

£9.80 £19.95

Rosewood is a sweet, floral, woody oil and is distilled from the wood chippings. Rosewood is cleansing and may help to maintain a healthy immune system. It can be known to help balance oil levels and is calming and soothing.



Rosewood | Latin Name: Aniba rosaeodora | Family: Lauraceae | Extraction: Distillation | Plant Part: Wood Chippings

A colourless to pale yellow oil with a very sweet, floral, woody aroma with a spicy hint.

It is a medium-sized tropical, evergreen tree with a reddish bark and heartwood and yellow flowers. The tree is used extensively for timber. The essential oil is distilled from the wood. There are several different species of timber all known as Rosewood, however, the essential oil is only distilled from the above species. French Guiana used to produce the Cayenne type, which is superior in quality to the Peruvian or Brazilian types.


Blends well with Sandalwood, Cypress, Cedarwood, Orange, Neroli, Bergamot, Lime, Lemon and Grapefruit.

Rosewood is a MIDDLE note – Essential Oil Properties & Meanings


Antiseptic, cicatrizant, immuno-stimulant and neuro-tonic, rosewood essential oil is safe to use and is particularly liked by children.  It is commonly used for acne, dermatitis, scars, wounds, sensitive skin and aged skin.  It stimulates the immune system and is useful for colds, fever and infections, while for the nervous system it is beneficial for frigidity, headaches, nervous tension and stress.

Essential Oil Properties & Meanings

Herbal & Folk Tradition

Not traditionally used as a remedy, but for cabinet making and for making Japanese chopsticks extensively essential oil is now usually distilled from the wood discarded after furniture making.  The oil is used extensively in most major food categories, alcoholic and soft drinks.

Safety Data & MSDS

There are no known contra-indications. Our Rosewood Essential Oil is made from sustainable sources from India.

Alcohols (linalool 90% – 97%)

Rosewood MSDS
Using Essential Oils


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