Native to China’s forests, this shrub with persistent leaves belongs to the same botanical species as Ravintsara, and is exceptional for its healing action. Part of the Lauracaea family, Ho wood provides an effective essential oil with excellent skin tolerance. Some say Ho Wood is an alternate for Rosewood.At home, 1 drop of Ho wood and 1 drop of Rose in your day cream will help prevent the appearance of wrinkles and stimulate the regeneration of cutaneous tissue.
Botanical name: Cinnamomum camphora CT linalool
Distilled part: Wood
Aromatic molecules: Linalool
Odour: Woody, sweet, slightly floral
Cinnamomum camphora (camphor) wood oil
Instructions for use:
For local massage: 1-2 drops added to 1-2 drops of neutral vegetable carrier oil.
For body massage: 2-10 drops added in 5-10 ml of neutral vegetable carrier oil.
A skin patch test is recommended for those with sensitive skin.
For use in an essential oil diffuser: 1-6 drops can be added undiluted into the diffuser (ultrasonic, atmospheric).
- Keep out of reach of children.
- For external use only.
- Do not take orally.
- Do not use essential oils undiluted.
- If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Centre.
- If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
- Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes; if this happens, rinse thoroughly with water or vegetable oil.
- Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
- Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or with children under the age of 6.
- If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.