Buddha Wood: Eremophila mitchellii
Crop: Sustainably harvested from the wild
Why Buddha Wood? Steam distilled from the shavings of the evergreen tree, Buddha Wood Eremophila mitchellii also means “desert love” in greek. The essential oil is commonly used in meditation practices and the attention it brings to the mind. This particular essential oil has a deep and woody aroma making it the perfect base note when blending. Its popularity among men's personal fragrances has grown due to the smokey and earthy aroma it leaves behind.
Quality Assured: Our organically grown Buddha Wood essential oil is responsibly sourced from Australia. The essential oil is steam distilled from the wood of the plant. Every batch of oil is produced without the use of genetic engineering, artificial fertilizers, or pesticides. Additionally, our expert aromatherapists here at the Apothecary Shoppe personally assess all of our oils—using touch, taste, smell, and lab analyses—to ensure that your essential oil is suitable for use and entirely free of adulterants.
Independent third-party lab reports including GC/MS and pesticide testing results are available upon request. Please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the essential oil name and lot number; results include a comparative analysis with ISO and Pharmacopeia when available.
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Benefits: The earthy scent of Buddha wood essential oil can help promote relaxation and relieve stress. It has a calming effect on the mind and body, making it an excellent oil to use during meditation or yoga practice Additionally, Buddha Wood oil works well to keep those pesky insects at bay, especially when coupled with an essential oil such as Lemon Eucalyptus Eucalyptus citriodora.
Regulatory Status: Buddha Wood essential oil Eremophila mitchellii is not listed on the FDA Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) list and is not on the Substances Added to Food List.
Oils That Blend Well With Buddha Wood:
Lemon Citrus limonum
Lemon Scented Tea Tree Leptospermum petersonii
Lavender Lavandula angustifolia
Rosemary Oil Rosmarinus officinalis
Tea Tree New Zealand Manuka oil Leptospermum scoparium
Buddha Wood Foot Soak Recipe
General external use
1-3 drops of Buddha Wood Oil
10 ml (1/3 oz) Base Oil of your choosing
Instructions: Blend 1 to 3 drops with a base oil to achieve a safe dilution ratio for a whole-body topical application. Add the entire diluted mixture to a bowl of boiled but cooled water (for an antifungal foot soak). Give it a good swish to mix.
Safe Usage Recommendation Tip: To achieve a safe dilution ratio for a whole-body topical application, Buddha Wood oil can be used at 1- 2%.
Buddha Wood Mouthwash Recipe
10 drops Buddha wood Eremophila mitchellii
5 drops Lemon Scented Tea Tree oil Leptospermum petersonii
5 drops Rosalina oil Melaleuca ericifolia
5 drops Tea tree Australia Melaleuca alternifolia
5 drops Tea tree New Zealand Leptospermum scoparium
- ½ cup Warm Water
Instructions: Combine essential oil and warm water. Stir thoroughly, and use as a mouth rinse once or twice a day.
*Plant image was taken by knowyourweeds.com