Getting down to essentials: Rosewood Essential Oil


The aroma of Rosewood Essential Oil may be subtle, but its far from unforgettable. Rosewood essential oil with its sweet, woody and fruity aroma has made a name for itself in both holistic aromatherapy and also the fragrance and soap industry.

Health Benefits

Rosewood Essential Oil comes from giant rosewood evergreen trees that are native to Brazil and Peru.  The trees belong to the same family of aromatic trees as camphor, bay, cassia and cinnamon.

While rosewood trees generally are known for use in producing furniture and other wooden products, Rosewood Essential Oil has a number of health benefits.

  • Analgesic: Rosewood Essential Oil is not a strong analgesic but it is known to provide relief from pain in muscles and joints when applied topically. It should be applied with a carrier oil, although it can be applied directly to the area of pain. [1]
  • Antiseptic: The oil can help protect infection and heal wounds from minor cuts, abrasions and insect bites.
  • Insecticide: Rosewood Essential Oil is considered to have insecticidal properties and is used against mosquitos, fleas, ants and lice. 
  • Stimulant: Rosewood Essential Oil stimulates the body and various organ systems and metabolic functions.


Aromatherapy Benefits

Rosewood Essential Oil is valued for aromatherapy because it is considered to help lift the spirits and balance the mind and body.  It also is considered helpful in increasing mental alertness and memory.

Rosewood Essential Oil blends nicely with the essential oils of Orange, Bergamot, Neroli, Lime, Lemon, Grapefruit, Lavender, Jasmine and Rose.[2]

Skincare Benefits

Rosewood Essential Oil has been used for natural skin regenerating, skin elasticity and cell stimulation to rejuvenate and tone mature and aging skin.  The oil also is used to help fade scars since it promotes new skin cell growth. With its antibacterial properties, Rosewood Essential Oil also has the potential to treat skin conditions such as acne.

Among BIOTONE products, you’ll find Rosewood Essential Oil in the following:

 Rosewood Essential Oil

Renewal Essential Oil

Vitality Essential Oil

Relax Essential Oil

Meditation Essential Oil

Whether clients are looking for a treatment to lift the spirits or ease muscle and joint pain, Rosewood Essential Oil will fit the bill.


[1] “Rosewood Essential Oil,” Health Watch List, accessed December 16, 2021.
[2] Nagdeve, Meenashi, “9 Surprising Benefits of Rosewood Essential Oil,” July 23, 2021.