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Rosewood, Indian

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A sweet, slightly spicy, woody and floral aroma. Also known as North Indian Rosewood, it is not endangered or listed on the CITES list.

A pale yellow to brown, mobile oil obtained by steam distillation of the water soaked chippings of Dalbergia Sissoo wood. The chippings are a waste product of coppicing wood for timber production.This is also known as Sheesham when the timber is used for furniture.


Dalbergia Sissoo Wood Oil
Skin Care
It stimulates faster wound healing and new cell growth, which is excellent in anti ageing skin care products as well as products designed for acne prone skin. Very effective in diminishing acne pits and scars.

It balances dull, dry and oily skin so is suitable for all skin types and especially mature skin.

Rosewood is very good for general everyday massage as it is a mild analgesic and also lifts the mood.

It has a deodorant effect, so include it in deodorant creams, lotions and roll on gels.

As a good insecticide, it can be included in creams, lotions and gels. When used in a serum or gel onto the skin, it can keep mosquitoes away.

Hair Care
Include in shampoos to regulate dry or oily scalp conditions.

Use in a holiday shampoo to help keep flying insects away from your head.

Excellent to use as a non endangered essential oil instead of rosewood oil.

Suggested Blends
Combine with Geranium to balance acne prone skin or menopausal skin conditions.

Use with Patchouli to lift the emotions.

Blend with Helichrysum for very fast wound healing.

Use with Lavender and Citronella as an insecticide.

Warning: Essential oils can be toxic to some animals. Consult a veterinary surgeon if concerned. 
Traditional Aromatherapy Uses
Traditionally used by qualified aromatherapists in cases of mild depression. It can lift the mood very quickly and enable the person to see the positive side of whatever the issue was. More appropriate for when feeling down or having the blues rather than clinical depression.

Historical Information
Rosewood was traditionally distilled from the heartwood of the mature tree. Even so, aromatherapists have not had a devastating effect on the Amazonian forests, it is the lumber industry felling the trees for furniture that caused major problems. The effect that aromatherapists have had is miniscule compared to the effect of the lumber industry. This meant that for many years, Rosewood essential oil was increasingly hard to find and was linked to damaging practices.

This Dalbergia Sisso wood is grown for timber production and it not endangered at all as it is fully sustainable.The wood chippings are a waste product of the timber production industry and give an excellent essential oil.
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