Oil is extracted via steam distillation from the woody part of the tree. Native to Brazil, Rosewood is highly prized as a decorative wood and is used for making furniture and decorative pieces.
Benefits and Uses
Insecticide: Repels biting insects, including mosquitos, fleas, bedbugs and lice. It can be sprayed on bed linens or rubbed directly on the skin.
Anti-septic: Kills bacteria and is effective as an antibacterial agent on cuts, scrapes and mild burns.
Skin: Rejuvenates the skin, stimulating cell growth and promoting a healthy balance of oil and moisture.
Deodorant: Rosewood oil kills the bacteria that cause body odor, making it a good natural deodorant.