Buddha wood - Desert Rosewood Essential Oil Profile

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Buddha wood -  Desert Rosewood (Eremophila mitchellii) essential oil benefits

Buddha wood Essential Oil is quite a rare essential oil and production is very limited. It is steam distilled from a small tree native to Australia, from  Northern Queensland to Northern NSW. Also known as Desert Rosewood,  This extract has a deep, woody aroma, and a thick, viscous texture; its aroma is reminiscent of Agarwood and Vetiver.

Buddha wood essential oil is balancing, grounding, calming;  it is perfect for relaxation, meditation and mindfulness.

It is used as as a perfume fixative and it us used mainly for men's products because of its smoky, masculine aroma. It is used as alternative to Sandalwood, although more expensive and rare. 

The Buddha Wood tree is sustainably harvested.


Botanical Name: Eremophila mitchellii 

Method of Extraction: Steam distillation of the wood chips

Origin: Australia

Color: Pale to red ruby - viscous

Aroma: wood, earthy, smokey with a hint of citrus

Note: base

Blends well with: Amyris, Bergamot, Cedarwood Virginian, Clove Bud, Cypress,  Jasmine, Lavender, Marjoram Sweet, Neroli, Orange Sweet, Palmarosa, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Rose , Sandalwood 

Therapeutic properties: Analgesic, Anti-anxiety, Anti-depressant, Anti-inflammatory, Calming, Cooling, Immune support, Sedative


To relax and when meditating, burn 1-2 drops every 5 hours.

Add 1% oil essential oil to  beard preparations (oil and balm)

Add up to 1.5% oil essential to a carrier oil for pulse points 



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