Rosewood essential oil is obtained from aniba roseodora tree that belongs to the Lauraceae family and originates in South America. This essential oil has cicatrizing and soothing properties for what concerns the skin but it is also able to bring calm and serenity in case of stress, anxiety and sense of expectation for an event that should still happen. Rosewood essential oil is very valuable but, in order to product it, the trees should be at least 40 years old and are uprooted, for this reason it is better to use this essential oil sparingly.
Rosewood essential oil is suitable to treat different type of skin problems, such as dermatitis, acne, wrinkles, scars or dry skin. In case of acne try to add 10 drops of essential oil in 100 ml of water, soak a cotton ball and put on the part, you’ll take benefit from the antiseptic action of the essential oil. In case of dry skin, irritations, dermatitis, wrinkles or scars try to add 3 drops of essential oil in your daily cream and apply.
Rosewood essential oil helps remove fear caused by stress, the anxiety for an event that has still to happen, for example, it can result helpful in the waiting room of the doctor or dentist, before important exams or interviews. This essential oil has a calming action without causing sleepiness and can be suitable also for that people who are too rigid, that have too high goals and are too perfectionist. Pour a couple of drops of rosewood essential oil on a handkerchief and breathe during the day, this will help deal with that situations. In case of insomnia two drops of essential oil on the pillow can help against the anxiety that can cause problems with falling asleep. Alternatively, you can diffuse the essential oil in the room with an oil burner.
In case of headache, especially if caused by anxiety and nervousness, it can be useful to massage the sides of the head with a mix given by a tablespoon of a plant-based oil and a few drops of rosewood essential oil.