When rectified this oil practically contains no camphor-like notes, and it presents such a clean linalool fragrance that no other essential oil comes closer to a pure linalool odor than Howood Oil. The oil is practically colorless and possesses a clean, sweet, floral-woody and delicate odor.
History: This oil is steam distilled from the Ho-Sho variety of the tree Cinnamomum camphora. The leaves of tree can be striped off once or twice a year without damaging the tree. Due to this, Howood is now substituted for the Brazilian bois de rose oil (rosewood) and is less expensive.
Howood contains practically NO camphor-like notes, and it presents such a clean linalool fragrance that no other essential oil comes closer to the pure linalool odor.
Uses: Howood Oil can be used in high percentages in a multitude of perfume types : as a modifier, blender, sweetener, floralizer or individual odor. It performs excellently in soaps where it replace linalool (from rosewood) .
Please note: SunRose does not sell Rosewood (bois de rose) essential oil as it is on the endangered species list. Howood is substituted for Rosewood oil.