Ho wood is the best alternative to rosewood which is now a protected species due to overexploitation.
Latin name: Cinnamomum camphora (ct. Linalool)
English name: Bois de Hô, Bois de Shiu, Chinese laurel
English name: Ho Leaf, Ho Wood, Shiu Rosewood
Country of Origin: China
Distilled part: Wood
Extraction method: Steam distillation
Characteristics: Clear and mobile pale yellow liquid with a refreshing, sweet and slightly woody scent.
Aromatherapy properties: Anti-infectious, antibacterial, antifungal, anti viral, antiparasitic, stimulating tonic, tissue regenerator, aphrodisiac.
Bronchopulmonary and ENT infections, candidiasis vaginitis, skin fungal infections, acne, bedsores, wrinkles, depression, asthenia, overwork.
Very versatile, it is the oil par excellence for use in babies, which generally tolerates it perfectly, even pure, applied directly to the skin (especially to treat diaper rash). It is still recommended to perform a skin test and use it in a vegetable oil as needed.
Energy and emotional action
Ho wood is an oil for meditation and preparation for healing. It is closely related to the crown chakra. It opens the inner ear and predisposes to compassion. It stimulates the creativity of musicians and helps to eliminate internal conflicts. It soothes feelings of abandonment and loneliness.
Precautions for use
Keep out of the reach of children, air, heat and light.