Steam distilled from the wood of the subtropical tree, rosewood oil is known for its ability to bring emotional stability. Its aromas are sweet, warm, spicy, woody and slightly floral, and it has a unique ability to promote optimistic feelings almost instantaneously. Generally found as a component of essential oil blends, it is often difficult to find in therapeutic grade. Diffuse to promote relaxation and libido-boosting qualities, or dilute in face wash or moisturizer for skin care use. It makes an excellent deodorant for men or women, and is an effective insect repellant as well as having antibacterial and antiseptic qualities.