Guaicwood - Bulnesia sarmientoi

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Botanical Name - Guaicwood - Bulnesia sarmientoi.

Plant Origin - South America.

Oil taken from - heartwood.  

Extraction Method - Steam distillation.

Aroma Description - A mild and pleasant woody/earthy aroma with gently

sweet and floral undertones.


Traditional uses for Guaicwood Essential Oil include -

The gentle aroma of Guaicwood Essential Oil makes it a popular choice for perfumery and hair/skincare products.

When used in hair/skincare preparations is is deeply nourishing, effectively hydrating the hair whilst firming and moisturising the skin.

Guaicwood is rich in anti-oxidants, which help to scavenge and remove free radicals from the body and in turn - when regularly used - help improve the signs of ageing.

When added to Sweet Almond Carrier Oil and applied to dry and brittle nails daily an improvement in hydration levels and a reduction in brittleness can soon be seen.

Guaicwood is a natural choice when selecting an appropriate blend for men as it has a gentle, yet woody and earthy aroma that a lot of men find pleasing.  It is useful when used in a massage blend to help soothe tired and sore muscles & joints and aids toxin removal.

When burnt Guaicwood Essential Oil is soothing and calming to a tense and overworked mind.  It helps promote focus, and in this respect is often used during meditation to centre the mind and body.


Guaicwood blends well with -

Yuzu, Pink Grapefruit, Siberian Fir Needle, Rosemary, Marjoram, Pomelo and Kaffir Lime Essential Oils amongst many others.


Mantra Aromatherapy's Guaicwood Essential Oil is -

A pure and neat Essential Oil that has not been blended/adulterated or diluted in any way.

It is a Vegan product that is cruelty free.

Is presented for retail in a pharmaceutical grade brown glass bottle with a tamper proof cap and its own dripper insert for ease of use.

Each product purchased is freshly decanted from verified stock in the Uk in Wales.

Mantra Aromatherapy's Guaicwood Essential Oil is a Therapeutic Grade product and can be used as part of a Holistic treatment.


Product Safety -

Always store pure Essential Oils/Absolute Oils in brown glass bottles in an upright position with their cap firmly secured in place.

To maximise the shelf life of any Essential Oil/Absolute Oil it should be stored out of direct sunlight, in a cool, dry environment.  - A medicine cabinet is ideal!

Essential Oils/Absolute Oils should never be -

taken internally,

put on the skin without being correctly diluted first. 

never be put in or near the eyes nor put on areas of damaged or inflamed  skin. 

they should be stored away from children and used with caution around babies, small children and pets.

care and Medical advice should be taken before using Essential Oils/Absolute Oils if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you have a medical condition.

Always patch test before using any new Essential Oil/Absolute Oil.

Please note - important information - 

Disclaimer for Mantra Aromatherapy's Essential Oils, Absolute Oils and

Products -

The section on the Traditional Uses of Essential Oils/Absolute Oils is just that - what each Essential Oil/Absolute Oil has been used for Traditionally by generations of users. 

Mantra Aromatherapy are not making any medical claims for the uses of any of the Essential Oils/Absolute Oils/Products we sell. 

Essential Oils/Absolute Oils should not be used to treat, cure or prevent any medical condition and they should not be used to substitute mainstream medical treatments. 

We reflect only what has been written about the reputed traditional uses of each Essential Oil/Absolute Oil to help guide you to a starting point for your own personal requirements, enjoyment and research.