Fragrant plant oil with a spicy-sweet scent, also known as bois de rose. Extracted from wood chips from a species of evergreen tree, rosewood oil contains several volatile fragrance chemicals, including camphene, geranial, geraniol, limonene, linalool, myrcene, and neral. Rosewood oil is used chiefly as a fragrance and flavoring ingredient; there’s no research pertaining to its benefit for skin.
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