Experience the Benefits of Bois de Rose Oil


Prized as a decorative tree and used to make furniture, chopsticks and show pieces, rosewood is a versatile and durable tree that grows abundantly in Brazil.1 But rosewood is more than just a raw material used in manufacturing. The popular fragrant oil of the same name is extracted from its wood. Keep on reading to learn more about rosewood oil. What Is Rosewood Oil? Rosewood oil is extracted from Aniba rosaeodora, an evergreen tree that’s indigenous to Peru and Brazil. Rosewood, also called “bois de rose,” is a member of the laurel (Lauraceae) plant family along with camphor, cinnamon, bay and cassia.2 This aromatic tree can grow up to 40 meters high and is distinguishable by its reddish bark and yellow flowers. Many rosewood rainforests have been cut down to accommodate the high demand for this sturdy lumber, although legislation now requires planting a new rosewood in place of every tree that’s been cut down.3 Rosewood oil has a characteristic aroma that’s warm, spicy, woody, fruit
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/05/04/rosewood-oil.aspx

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