Rosewood Oil Replacer Base

Brazilian Rosewood oil is becoming harder to purchase on the regular market these days due to scarcity. Typically perfumers these days will use synthetic linalool to fill the gap now left. But genuine Brazilian rosewood had qualities that you simply can't get from linalool on its own. Those qualities come from trace elements of chemicals such as linalool oxide, camphor, caryophellene oxide, etc. The Formula This formula for a rosewood oil replacer uses a large dose of natural oils (Rosewood...
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8 months ago

Hi Jamie,

You mention caryophellene oxide and camphor but I don’t see these in your formula.

7 months ago
Reply to  Jamie Frater

Clear, forgive me for continuing on this:
maybe I could perform some experiments with some camphor crystals, and probably some caryophellene natural isolate for increasing the diffusion? because I don’t have the Rosewood leaf oil, but i have this: Bois de Rose e.o. super premium from Hermitage, this one is slightly more subdued in its opening notes according to Hermitage oils.

Last edited 7 months ago by Guido
7 months ago

Would Linalool natural, Ex Ho Wood make a reasonable substitute for the Ho Wood oil?

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