Ho Wood Essential Oil
Ho Wood has a pleasantly sweet woodsy scent and is an excellent addition to any essential oil collection. The aroma of this steam distilled bark bares a resemblance to rosewood essential oil. Diffuse this oil when you are seeking grounding, peace, and relaxation.
Practical Benefits and Uses
- Acne- Combine 7 drops ho wood essential oil 1 oz castor oil. Swab over skin twice per day. Store in a cool dark area.
- Anxiety- Add 5 drops to an air diffuser. Add 5 drops of a complimentary oil. Allow diffuser to run in living or workspace to help reduce anxiety
- Colds & Flu- Add 10 drops to a cold air humidifier. Allow to run to clean the air and relieve symptoms.
- Cuts & Scrapes- Add 6 drops ho wood oil and 1/4 cup distilled water to a small dark spray bottle. Mist over cuts and scrapes for antimicrobial action.
- Eczema- Combine 5 drops ho wood oil and 1 Tbsp coconut oil in the palm of your hand. Massage over the affected area. Add more ho wood to the blend if the skin is tolerant.
- Menstrual Cramping- combine 4 drops ho wood oil and 1/2 Tbsp coconut oil in the palm of your hand. Massage into the abdomen in the days leading up to menstruation.
Can Be Used for
- Aromatherapy diffuser- Usually 4 drops to diffuser. Add complimentary oils if desired.
- In a bath- 5 drops of essential oil, 1 Tbsp carrier oil, 4 oz Epsom salts. Combine first, then add to running water.
- In massage oil blend- Always test on an insensitive area for skin sensitivity. Add essential oil to preferred carrier oil.
Blends Well With
- Bergamot, Basil, Cedarwood Atlas, German Chamomile, Lavender, Lemon, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Ylang-Ylang
- Ingredients: 100% Organic Ho Wood Oil
- Botanical Name: cinnamomum camphora
- Origin: China
- Extraction Method: Steam distilled
- Plant Part: Bark
- Aroma: Woody and floral
- Effective pest deterrent
- Antifungal activity of cinnamomum camphora
- Anti-inflammatory effects of ho wood
- If applying an essential oil to your skin, always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body after you have properly diluted it with a preferred carrier oil.
- Do not apply topically to children under 2 years of age.
- Avoid contact with eyes and mucus membranes.
- Do not take internally unless working with a qualified practitioner.
- Considered safe if pregnant or nursing, however consulting a physician is always a good recommendation.
- Keep away from children.
- Considered safe around dogs. Cat owners should always use caution when using essential oils.
- Do not let diffuser run continuously. Always take breaks after 30-60 minutes of running time.
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