Botanical Name: Bulnesia sarmientoi
Country of Origin: Paraguay
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Distillation Date: Jun 2017
Shelf Life: 8 years
Plant Part: Heartwood Resin
Viscosity: Thick paste, solid to semi-solid (Needs considerable warming to liquefy)
Perfume Note: Base
Aroma: Creamy, Honey sweet, Balsamic, Resinous, Slightly floral, Warm, Woody, Slightly smokey
Blends well with: Aniseed, Chamomile Blue, Chamomile Roman, Cinnamon Bark, Cinnamon Leaf, Clove Bud, Cypress, Davana, Elemi, Fennel, Frankincense carteri, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine grand, Jasmine sambac, Juniper Berry, Lavender, Myrrh, Neroli, Orange Sweet, Palmarosa, Rose Bulgarian, Rose Moroc, Sandalwood, Vanilla, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang III, Complete or Extra
Try a 1 mL sample of Guaiacwood essential oil, it is a natural perfumer’s delight; highly recommended for an economical base note with panache! If you are already familiar with this unique oil and want a larger size please see our regular sizes of Guaiacwood.
A unique melange of creamy, balsamic, woodsy, slightly floral aromas. Guaiacwood is an affordable base note fixative often selected by makers of soap, candles, incense and natural perfume. A semi-solid oil that liquifies when warmed; once blended with other oils it remains mobile. The melting point for Guaiacwood essential oil is between 40-50 degrees Centigrade (104-122 F).
Some aromatherapy sources recommend Guaiacwood as an anti-inflammatory, for lymphatic drainage and its calming effects believed to be helpful for stress and anxiety. The balancing, grounding, and calming effects make this essential oil ideal during meditation.
Aromatherapy use: anti-inflammatory, calming, stress relief, lymphatic decongestant, skin fungus, rheumatism, arthritis
General use: Perfume fixative, incense, bath and body skin care, spa treatment oils and creams, soap and candle scenting
Contraindications: None known