Nothing short of enchanting! Buddha Wood essential oil is moderately viscous, pleasantly aromatic, and full of character. Adds a unique assemblage of elaborate sweet woody, smoky, earthy, leather like notes to natural perfume, meditation and incense blends. Also used spiritually to cleanse and purify the air.
This beautiful essential oil comes from steam distilled heartwood and bark of Eremophila mitchellii, a flowering bushy tree growing wild in Queensland and northern New South Wales, Australia.
As a meditation oil Buddha Wood is so calming and soothing it allows you to drift off and clear the mind of negativity. Diffusing Buddha Wood essential oil releases a complex aroma that is found by most to be extremely pleasing to the senses.
Sometimes called Desert Rosewood, to an untrained nose the aromatic association with Rosewood is understandable; to a trained perfumer Buddha Wood has little in common with true Brazilian Rosewood. Buddha Wood has a more complex range of notes than Rosewood with a lighter side that melds well as a fixative in perfume without overpowering.
Because of high ketone content Buddha Wood essential oil is not highly recommended for aromatherapy use except for relaxation therapy or by massage where it should be used sparingly in massage blends. There is little research currently completed on this oil for aromatherapy use. Several studies are underway to establish reliable aroma-therapeutic benefits. The research that has been completed is from an anti-termite perspective where exceptional positive results have been established.
Batch specific GC/MS analysis of our Buddha Wood essential oil is available. Select option during checkout to include it with your order.
Aromatherapy use: anti-depressant, anti-inflammatory, anti-anxiety, muscle and joint analgesic, relaxation, sedative, stress
General use: Home fragrance, meditation, cosmetics, skin care, bath and body lotions, creams, gels, massage oil blends, perfume, candles and soaps
Contraindications: High ketone content. Do not use if pregnant. Avoid use with infants/small children.
Eremophila mitchellii in flower: Ian Sutton, Collinsville and Oberon, Australia
Eremophila mitchellii tree image: Mark Marathon