Buddha Wood essential oil has a rich woody aroma and is one of the strongest woods to come out of Australia. Buddha Wood is commonly used for meditation, as the oil is calming, grounding, and creates a layer of protection around the auric field.
Physically, Buddha Wood essential oil is used throughout aromatherapy for its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as an excellent immune system stimulator. Also, Buddha Wood is commonly used as an effective pain reliever, assisting with sore muscles and joints. Historically, Buddha Wood essential oil was used by indigenous Australians for its antibacterial properties to treat cuts and wounds.
Buddha Wood essential oil contains a high amount of sesquiterpene ketones and must be diluted when applied to the skin, as it may be an irritant when applied neat.
Specific Benefits of Buddha Wood Essential Oil as Follows:
Calming and spiritually uplifting… Buddha wood essential oil increases mindfulness and feelings of peace and acceptance. It grounds the emotions and brings thoughts into the present.
Natural pain relief… Buddha wood has traditionally been used in massage blends for aching joints and muscles.
Fixative for natural perfumes… Buddha wood essential oil adds a rich, woody aroma to natural perfumery blends. It also highlights and draws out other essential oils used in the blend.
Properties: Analgesic, Anti-anxiety, Anti-depressant, Anti-inflammatory, Sedative, Immune System Tonic
Perfumery Note: Base
Aroma: Smooth, Woody, Earthy, Slightly Smoky, and Sweet
Recipes We Love:
Uplifting diffuser blend:
Buddha Wood Essential Oil
Use equal parts of each essential oil in your diffuser for a pleasant, uplifting aroma.
Massage oil for pained joints:
1 oz. Pomegranate Seed Oil
4 drops Yarrow Essential Oil
8 drops Turmeric Essential Oil
4 drops Buddha Wood Essential Oil
Blend the oils together and use as a massage oil on aching joints and muscles.
Calming Natural Perfume:
1 tsp Raspberry Seed Oil
15 drops Buddha Wood Essential Oil
30 drops Bergamot Essential Oil
30 drops Frankincense Rivae Essential Oil
Mix the oils together and keep the blend in a tightly sealed bottle. You can apply this perfume to your skin directly — to your wrists, to your neck, or any other part of your body that you want to smell fabulous.