Consider trying rosewood essential oil if you have aging or injured skin, or if you tend to suffer from depression or seasonal affective disorder. This fragrant essential oil is more costly than most and does not treat a large number of ailments; however, it does an impressive job in favorably affecting a select few.
- Use in the bath or shower for absorption and aromatherapy benefits
- Diffuse for aromatherapy benefits
- Massage, diluted, for physical ailments
- Use with a compress for muscle pain and stiffness
Rosewood essential oil is generally considered safe.
HEAL YOUR WOUNDS AND RELAX WITH ROSEWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL. Rosewood essential oil has such a distinctive aroma that the pursuit of this product by the perfume and soap manufacturers caused deforestation in the 1990s. A study published in Ethnopharmacology in 2009 found that this oil has a relaxing sedative effect on people when inhaled. Beyond the signature scent, rosewood oil can regenerate tissues, making it an effective wound, blemish, and wrinkle treatment when applied undiluted.
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