Essential Oil Profile: Fokienia (Siam-wood) (Coffin-wood)

Fokienia (Siam-wood) (Coffin-wood)  *ENDANGERED OR DECLINING*

Latin Name: Fokienia hodgensii

Family: Cupressaceae (Cypress Family)

Plant Part: Wood, bark, (root).

Method: Distillation

Typical Country: Vietnam

Note/Element: Note: Middle/Base Element: Water

Functional Group: Alcohol

Type: Balancing

Ayurvedic Dosha: Vata males, Kapha males

Scent: Woody, subtle, sweet.

For skin Type: None

Cautions: Not recommended for women, infants or children.

Physical Uses: Sexual tonic for males, “male menopause”, transitional oil.

Mental/Emotional Uses: Strengthening, centering, warming

Spiritual: Siam-wood is the oil of the covenant.

Other Uses: Aphrodisiac especially for males

Blends Well With: Flower, Fruit, Root, Seed , Spice, Wood oils.

Possible Substitutions: Buddha-wood, Sandalwood



Katherine Graf:Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Master Level, 2001-2012.








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