The oil is used to cure illnesses associated with the skin including infections, wounds, scars, sensitive skin, dermatitis, acne and other skin issues. Ho Wood is an anti-depressant and also a soothing agent. Studies have shown that it is also an aphrodisiac. It has also been used as a muscle relaxant and antiseptic. This is because the oil makes outstanding massage oil. Ho Wood is also used for anxiety and making fragrances. It is an effective insect repellent.
Blends well with sandalwood, bergamot, lavender, sandalwood, cedar wood, chamomile and basil. Ho Wood essential oil is generally considered safe. Pregnant women should avoid it or consult the doctor.