Surprising Skin Benefits of Rosewood Essential Oil

Rosewood essential oil is derived from the Rosewood tree, a giant evergreen tree native to Brazil. This essential oil is extracted from the woody flesh of the tree by steam distillation.

The major constituents of Rosewood essential oil are alpha-terpineol, alpha-pinene, benzaldehyde, camphene, cineole, geranial, geraniol, neral, myrcene, limonene, linalool and linalool oxide. These constituents bestow this essential oil with miraculous properties.

Rosewood essential oil is a natural stimulant and is found effective in a number of ways. It relieves headaches and toothaches, prevents bacterial infection, treats depression, improves cognitive functionality, relieves joint pains, helps fight cancerous cells, is indispensable constituent in aroma therapy and much more. This oil has also been found extremely useful in treating skin conditions and enhancing skin health.

Properties of Rosewood essential oil

The constituents of Rosewood essential oil make this oil stimulating, analgesic, antibacterial, antiseptic, antidepressant and cephalic. It also makes this oil an effective deodorant, insecticide and aphrodisiac.

Rosewood essential oil is immensely beneficial for health. However, it also has some amazing skin benefits. Let’s see what these are…

Skin benefits of Rosewood essential oil

1. Gives natural glow to the skin

Rosewood essential oil removes dead skin cells and tissues to give a natural glow to the face. This oil is especially effective for both dry and oily skins and also helps in the regeneration of skin tissues.

2. Antiaging properties

Use of Rosewood essential oil is known to counter premature aging, thereby delaying natural aging. It removes wrinkles and fine lines and relaxes facial muscles. It also brings back skin elasticity to give a youthful look to the face.

3. Anti-inflammatory properties

Skin inflammation is a common occurrence and the anti-inflammatory ingredients of this essential oil soothes skin inflammation.

4. Antibacterial properties

Acne caused by bacteria is a common problem. Alpha pinene contained in Rosewood essential oil helps in countering the acne-causing bacteria. Even spraying this essential oil via air fresheners rids the surroundings of bacteria and germs.

5. Anti-fungal properties

The skin is prone to many kinds of fungal infections. However, the anti-fungal properties of this essential oil prevent such infections from invading the skin.

6. Antiseptic properties

Skin is prone to insect bites and injury. However, the antiseptic properties of this essential oil treats insect bites, abrasions and minor cuts. It also prevents the area from getting infected.

7. Reduces scars

Rosewood essential oil helps in diminishing scars and other marks on the skin by making the scar tissue softer and flexible. It also helps in relieving scar tissue pain.

8. Diminishes stretch marks

Stretch marks are a bane for women as it makes the skin look ugly. These stretch marks can be on the breasts or thighs or tummy. By applying this essential oil, these stretch marks can be made to fade.

Ayana’s handmade soaps containing Rosewood essential oil

Ayana Wellness offers two amazing handmade soaps containing Rosewood essential oil. These soaps are Ayana’s Kesar Badam Soap and Kumkumadi Face Wash Soap.

By ordering these soaps, you not only get the full benefits of Rosewood essential oil, but also of all the other ingredients contained in it. These soaps can be ordered online from

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