Rosalina Essential Oil
Botanical binomial: Melaleuca ericifolia
Other names: Lavender Tea Tree, Swamp Paperbark
Country of Origin: Australia
Part of plant used in production: Leaves and twigs
Methods of production: Steam Distillation
Description: Native to Australia, Rosalina grows naturally in swaps and wetlands. It is a tall bushy evergreen with soft narrow leaves, and unique pale grey papery bark. Rosalina blooms in late spring, producing clusters of fluffy spiked white flowers. Rosalina is in the same botanical family as Tea Tree and Cajeput.
Characteristics: A clear to pale yellow thin liquid. Rosalina is a soft top note, with a refreshing lemony/camphoraceous, yet slightly rosy aroma with earthy undertones.
Properties: Antimicrobial, Antimicrobial, Calming, Antiseptic, Antifungal
Constituents: 1,8-Cineole, alpha-Pinene, Aromadendrene, Linalool
Uses: Aromatherapy, bath products, body care, household cleaning products, massage oils, diffusers, natural perfumes.
It is associated with the heart chakra.
With both calming and relaxing properties Rosalina oil is ideal ingredient in products designed to ease insomnia and anxiety.
A gentle softer scented antimicrobial oil Rosalina is often used as a substitute for Eucalyptus, Tea Tree and Lavender oil.
Safety: For external use only. Should be diluted prior to skin application. Avoid contact with eyes and mouth. May cause skin irritation for some individuals, a skin patch test is recommended prior to use. Consult your healthcare professional before using essential oils during pregnancy.