More about Sacred Essence Rosewood Oil
Rosewood oil is extracted from Aniba rosaeodora, an evergreen tree that’s indigenous to Peru and Brazil. It has a wonderful refreshing and flowery aroma with a slight woody undertone. The frequency of Rosewood has its own particular energy and leaves a luxurious tone of clarity and fruitiness in its wake. The essential oil of Rosewood is stimulating and powerful in creating energy enrichment. It is an excellent pacifier that calms your mind and relaxes your senses. The anti-depressant, stimulating and uplifting properties of this oil instills confidence as it is known to bring fire and helps in regaining your energy naturally.
Other names: Rosewood, Aniba rosaedora, Palo de Rosa, Pau Rosa, Bois de Rose Femelle, Pau Ferro, Cara-cara.
History off Rosewood Oil
Rosewood oil has for a long time been used in the preparation of more expensive perfumes and soaps. Brazil is the main producer of the essential oil. The oil contains high amounts of linalool, which they transform into a number of derivatives for the flavor and fragrance industries. Nowadays the industry uses mainly synthetic forms of linalool. The wood itself has a long history of use for making furniture, boats, turnery, flooring, plywood, veneer and the making of musical instruments. Because of its density and durability, they often use Rosewood in Chinese martial arts weaponry, particularly as the shaft of spears.
Rosewood belongs to the Lauraceae (Laurel family). It is an aromatic, evergreen tree that is native to Southern Brazil and to Bolivia. It is a fast growing thornless tree which blooms in spring. Leaves are briefly deciduous, leathery and trivial. They are alternate, opposite and imparipinnate. They can be up to 12 cm long. Individual leaflets are about 6 cm long. The foliage of the Rosewood is similar to that of the Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia). The flowers group in axillary or terminal racemes, and bloom in spring. They are yellow, with a brown part at its basis. The fruits are brown, flattened and winged, similar to that of some Maple trees, and can be more than 7 cm long. Rosewood oil is steam distilled from the wood, branches and roots of the tree.
Alpha-pinene, camphene, geranial, neral, myrcene, limonene, 1, 8-cineole, linalool, benzaldehyde, linalool oxide and a-terpineol.
Rosewood has a fantastic warm and woody fragrance, while at the same time being both floral and fruity.
Rosewood oil fragrance has calming and steadying effects on the nerves. The scent is relaxing and calming, and people say it works similar to an aphrodisiac. Uplifting and reviving to the senses. It is good to use in meditations. When burning the oil it relaxes without causing drowsiness. There are various ways to use Rosewood oil to help in natural healing
Rosewood Oil Combinations
Blends well with Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), Orange (Citrus sinensis), Lemon (Citrus limon), Tangerine (Citrus tangerina), Sandalwood (Santalum album), Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica), Palma Rosa (Cymbopogon martinii), Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens), Neroli (Citrus aurantium), Jasmine (Jasminum officinale), Pine (Pinus edulis), Rose (Rosa Damascena), Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata).