The main index for our Single Essential Oil Profiles is located here.

If you see a term you don't understand, be sure to check our Alternative Health Glossary of Medical Terms!

  • Additional Name(s): Bois-de-rose
  • Color: Clear with a Yellow Tinge
  • Oil Consistency: Thin
  • Perfumery Note: Middle
  • Initial Aroma Strength: Medium
  • Scent: Sweet, woody, fruity, floral aroma.

Action: Anti-infectious, antibacterial, antiviral, antiparasitic, antifungal, antidepressant, mildly analgesic, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, bactericidal, cephalic, deodorant, insecticidal and stimulant. It has been researched for its inhibition rate against gram positive and gram negative bacterial growth.

Benefits, Indications: Acne, candida, depression, eczema, oral infections, dry skin, vaginitis. May create skin elasticity and is soothing to the skin. It is recognized for its ability to get rid of candida of the skin and slow the aging process. It may also be beneficial for cuts, nausea, tissue regeneration and wounds.

It helps to create a synergism with all other oils. When feeling overburdened by the world, this oil will lift your spirits and have a balancing action effect on the mind and body. It is used with good results in reducing headaches, colds, coughs, fever and infections and is a boost for the immune system.



Its aphrodisiac properties are useful to sort out sexual problems such as impotence and frigidity. It is an excellent oil to use in skincare, as it sorts out dull, dry and oily skin, while having a cell stimulant and tissue regenerating action on the skin which promotes rejuvenation of the skin.

Chemical Constituents: A-pinene, camphene, geraniol, neral, geranial, myrcene, limonene, 1,8-cineole, linalool, benzaldehyde, linalool oxides, a-terpineol

Companion Oils: All citrus oils and floral oils

Precautions: Rosewood oil is nontoxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing oil and is generally regarded as safe.

Science and Research


Get your herbs and oils at a place you can trust!

Starwest Botanicals not only utilizes their own milling and packaging operations for all organic herbs and bulk spices, they also conduct quality control testing on each and every product in their own laboratory.

With attention like that, you can be sure you will receive only the highest-quality organic herbs, dried herbs, organic spices, therapeutic essential oils and all natural products when you place an order with Starwest Botanicals.

Fill out the form below to sign up to our free natural health and healing newsletter and e-zine and stay up to date on our latest articles and informed about holistic healing therapies and effective home remedies for common ailments. As a thank you for joining our newsletter, we'll also send you The Healing Art of Aromatherapy mini-course – at absolutely no cost!

Our strict privacy policy keeps your email address 100% safe & secure. We will NEVER share your email address or personal information with anyone! The Natural Holistic Health newsletters are sent once per week.



Pin It on Pinterest