Ho-Wood Essential Oil
Ho-wood essential oil
INCI: Cinnamomum camphora (ct linalool).
Oil obtained from steam distillation of bark and twigs then recitfied under vacuum and filter pressed.
Ho-wood (linalol chemotype) is a variety of the camphor species that is much gentler and milder than the harsher and toxic safrol-containing varieties, while retaining the antibacterial and antifungal properties of camphor.
This makes it a valuable addition to base shampoos formulated for infected scalp conditions and also to base creams for treating fungal foot infections (in which it combines well with Fragonia).
It has a general tonic effect on the body, relieving fatigue, and soothing the mind and emotions. This makes it a worthy addition to base massage oils for general use or use after sports or other heavy physical exercise.
The calming, soothing scent of Ho-wood can be also be enjoyed in an aromaburner.
Caution: Possible sensitization in some individuals. We recommend a patch test (dilute the essential oil in a cream or carrier oil first) before using any new skincare preparation. As with virtually all essential oils it should not be used neat on the skin nor be taken internally! If you are not familiar with the use of essential oils please read our Essential Oils - Important Safety Points.
10ml, 30ml or 100ml brown glass bottle with dropper cap. Larger sizes available on request.