Family Name: Lauraceae
Botanical Name(s): Aniba Rosaeodora
Popular Name(s): Bois de Rose, Pau Rosa and Cara-Cara.
Parts Used: The essential oil is extracted from the wood.
Habitat: It is a native of Britain and Europe.
Description: Rosewood is a short tree with leaves having
stipules. Flowers are solitary having white and yellow color with maroon
center. Fruits are having a capsule with multiple seeds.
Uses: Rosewood is mostly used in aromatherapy and not really as
an herb as such. It helps to relieve headaches. It has good
antibacterial properties and boosts the immune system. On the skin, it
acts as a cell stimulant and tissue rejuvenator, making it ideal for
mature skin, but it is also well suited for dry, sensitive and inflamed
skin. It has anti-depressant, antiseptic, deodorant, insecticide,
stimulant and tonic properties