Bursera delpechiana from which Linaloe Wood Essential Oil is distilled is also known as Mexican Linaloe Tree, Indian Lavender, and Tree of Fragrance. As a native tree to Mexico, and South America, this tree was introduced to India from there in plantations at the beginning of the 20th century to exploit its essential oil potential although this ol originates from its native Mexico.
Traditional Uses for Linaloe Wood Essential Oil:-
Linaloe Wood Essential Oil is credited with being an anti inflammatory being good for minor sports injuries or bruising and grazes. It is a good respiratory aid and when combined with Lavender helps to promote good and restful sleep. It is a good oil to vapourise with cases of sinus infection.
Linaloe Wood Essential Oil Blends Well With:-
Almost everyone says that the oil blends well with Bergamot Mint and Lavender but we also think that it blends well with Bergamot itself and all the Tea Tree oils plus vanilla and Sandalwood, Copaiba balsam and Peru Balsam, Orange, Chamomile, Patchouli, Yuzu, Plai and Ginger.
It is thought by many to resemble Rosewood in its characteristics although it makes a poorer aromatic relation in our opinion.
History of Linaloe Wood:-
The Bursera genus is named after Joachim Burser who was a famous Danish botanist (1583-1639) and has around 100 described species of flowering tres and shrubs varying in size up to 25 metres. They are native to the Americas both North and South in tropical and warm temperate forest situations and habitats.