Aniba roseodora-- Steam Distilled from wood chippings. Rich spicy, floral aroma. Research in October of 1995 has shown this oil to have the highest inhibition rate of all the oils tested against gram positive and gram-negative bacterial growth. At least 30% of my blends contain this valuable oil. Rosewood is becoming more difficult to obtain as the trees are endangered now.
Generally considered non-toxic, non-sensitizing, non-irritating. Dilute well for topical use.
CHARACTER: "Restorative Messenger", Balancer, Calming, Harmonizing
GEM: Smoky Quartz
CHAKRA: 4, 3, 6, 7
ELEMENT: Earth, Air, Ether
PERFUME NOTE: Middle to Top
ASTRO: Sun, Venus
USED FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES: : Loving strength, elegance, memory, supportive
USED FOR THESE NEGATIVE TRAITS: Depression, Frigidity, Stress, Worry, Fatigue, abandonment issues, loneliness, depression, grief and loss
USED FOR THESE PHYSICAL STATES: to stimulate new cell growth, regenerate tissues and help minimize lines and wrinkles, acne, headaches, colds, coughs, fever and infections, ticklish or sore throats, candida, pituitary gland.
PROPERTIES: anti-inflammatory, aphrodisiac, antidepressant, mildly analgesic, antiseptic, bactericidal, deodorant, stimulant, immune system booster
PERSONALITY: Rosewood helps bring together the details to see the bigger picture.
+Helps with past lives, memories and grief healing on a deep and profound energetic level.
+calms and relaxes the nervous system.
+clears the head from unnecessary chatter
+ allows a man to connect with their feminine qualities.
+softens a woman with dominating qualities.
+ Serene and aware of emotions, and direction in life
+ gentleness and nurturing in spirit
+Supportive of others trying to pick up the threads of their lives
+Make good healers, understanding humanity very well
+ Self-assured, calming, especially good at comforting during trauma or grief.
BLENDS: Rosewood is a part of about 30% of my blends.
ARCHETYPES: ARTIST, MUSICIAN, HEALER,
Blends well with: cedarwood, frankincense, geranium, rosemary, mandarin, ylang ylang.
The main chemical components of rosewood oil are a-pinene, camphene, geraniol, neral, geranial, myrcene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, linalool, benzaldehyde, linalool oxides and a-terpineol.