• Rosewood Essential Oil

Rosewood Essential Oil

  • Product Code: EO-R04
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Our sustainably sourced Indian Rosewood essential oil has a light, sweet, woody, floral, spicy aroma. It has a balancing and harmonising effect that can be beneficial for nervous tension, fatigue and depression. It is also beneficial for the skin.
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Indian Rosewood essential oil (also known as bois de rose) is steam distilled from the wood chippings of the Dalbergia sissoo tree. The medium to large sized tree is native to the foothills of the Himalayas and the Indian subcontinent. It’s a fast-growing, deciduous tree with a crooked trunk, leathery leaves and white-pink flowers.

Dalbergia sissoo, also known as the Himalayan Raintree, is not an endangered species and does not feature on any CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) list. 

Indian Rosewood oil is not to be confused with Brazilian Rosewood which comes from the endangered Aniba rosaeodora tree. The Indian tree is grown and produced sustainably through coppicing, and has no links with deforestation.

The essential oil has a fresh, light, sweet, woody aroma with green, spicy, floral hints. Its scent is very similar to Brazilian Rosewood, but is slightly more subdued with its own individual characteristics.

It is a spiritual essential oil with a balancing and harmonising effect. It helps to lift the spirits and can be useful in treating nervous tension and depression. It is a powerful immuno-stimulant and its healing and rejuvenating properties also make is useful in skin care, particularly for sensitive, mature and damaged skin.

  • Species: Dalbergia sissoo
  • Plant family: Fabaceae 
  • Origin: India
  • Note: Middle 
  • Extraction method: Steam distilled


Safety Note:
Rosewood essential oil has gentle healing properties that are beneficial for the skin. It is suitable for all skin types especially sensitive and damaged skin. It is often used in anti-ageing skincare products as it is believed to have a rejuvenating effect on the skin. Its antiseptic and antibacterial action can also be helpful for acne.
Rosewood is balancing, uplifting and fortifying. It can help lift the spirits and treat depression, lethargy, fatigue and other stress-related conditions.
Rosewood essential oil is a powerful immuno-stimulant and can make a more pleasant alternative to Tea Tree. Is has aphrodisiac properties and can be helpful for sexual problems such as impotence and frigidity.
Blends well with:
With most other most essential oils, particularly citruses and florals.

Allergens Listing:

Linalool 90%, Limonene 1%, Geraniol 0.5% 

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