Ho Wood (ct. Linalol) (Cinnamomum camphora) Essential Oil

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Hô Wood is the best alternative to rosewood which is now a protected species due to overexploitation. 

Product Description

Ho Wood (ct. Linalol) (Cinnamomum camphora) Essential Oil
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  • USDA Organic
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Plant description

Latin Name: Cinnamomum camphora (ct. linalool)
English Name: Ho Wood, Ho Leaf, Shiu Rosewood
French Name: Bois de Hô, Bois de Shiu, Laurier de Chine
Family: Lauraceae
Origin: China

History and Origin

Ho Wood is part of the cinnamomum family, just like ravintsara. Its complete botanical name is Cinnamomum camphora (ct. linalool), very close to ravintsara. Ho Wood essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of the bark, and also called Ho Leaf or Shiu Rosewood. Ho Wood essential oil is considered as a twin of rosewood, known to be very efficient and very well tolerated by the skin.

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Aromatherapy Data Sheet

Distilled Part: Wood
Extraction: Steam distillation
Oil Characteristics: Clear and mobile liquid of a pale yellow with a fresh smell, reminding rosewood.

Energetic and Emotional Effect

Ho Wood is used for meditation and as a preparation to healing. It is closely related to the crown chakra. It opens the inner ear and prepares to compassion. It stimulates creativity and helps dissolve internal conflicts. It soothes the feelings of abandonment and loneliness.



Heart Note.


Used in diffusion to soothe depressive state and treat overstress symptoms.


It is used to treat dry skin, prevent wrinkles and heal stretch marks.


It blends well with lavender, citruses, vetiver, cinnamon and patchouli.


Ho wood very well replaces Rosewood essential oil.


  • Contains a strong proportion of linalool, which can be allergenic for certain persons. 
  • Ho Wood should be avoided internally during the first three months of pregnancy. 
  • In babies under six months, the oil should be diluted with 80% of vegetable oil, for example olive or sweet almond oil, to treat diaper rash or use on mucosa.


Lot B-CICAMLCHN11R (2017/07)


Monoterpenol : linalool (98,98 %)


Lot B-CICAMLCHN09S (2018/03)


Monoterpenol : linalool (98,96 %)


Lot BCICAMLCHN08T (2019/06)


Monoterpenol: linalool (98,85 %)


Lot BCICAMLCHN09U (2020/09)


Monoterpenol: linalool (99,04 %)




























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Documentation and References

  • www.pranarom.com
  • FRANCHOMME, Pierre, Docteur PÉNOËL, Daniel, L’aromathérapie exactement, Éditions Roger Jollois.
  • EIDSON, Deborah, La guérison vibratoire, Guy Trédaniel éditeur.
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