Ho Essential Oil

Cinnamomum Camphora China

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Ho essential oil has a floral, sweet woody aroma similar to Rosewood and can be used as a substitute for Rosewood oil (which is now an endangered species world wide). It also has a slightly camphorous and citrussy aroma.

It is a very relaxing essential oil and can help lift emotions. It is also very nourishing for the skin, and is an excellent muscle relaxant.

Latin Name
Cinnamomum Camphora
Note
Middle
Extraction
Essential oil by Steam distillation from the bark, wood or leaves of the Ho tree.
Constituents
Linalool, Cineole, G-terpene, terpineolene, p-cymene among others.
Origin
China

Camphor and Ho Wood come from the same tree. Camphor is distilled from the wood of the tree, while Ho Wood comes from the bark, twigs and leaf and contains 80-90% Linalol.

Ho Essential Oil

Family Name: Lauraceae

History

Traditionally used as a deodorant, soothing agent, skin conditioner, muscle relaxant, antiseptic. The aroma is similar to Rosewood and can possibly be used as an alternative.