Green Valley Aromatherapy


General Properties

  • anti-inflammatory
  • anti-bacterial
  • decongestant
  • nervous system tonic

Origin: Nepal. Steam distilled.


Rhododendron essential oil has an earthy, balsamic, exotic smell with a hint of a floral aroma. It is spiritually calming and grounding. It supports meditation and inner unity, and quiets mental activity.

Rhododendron can be added to creams, lotions or bath salts for inflamed, troubled skin. Add to shampoo for healthy, shiny hair.

There has been some research suggesting that Rhododendron essential oil may support liver function. It is a good tonic for the adrenals.

According to the journal Molecules, when Rhododendron essential oil was studied they "revealed a weak topical anti-inflammatory activity; a significant killing effect against some Gram-positive reference strains: Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcusfecalis, Bacillus subtilis was measured;

It blends well with Orange essential oil, Lemon Grass essential oil and Chamomile (R) essential oil.

Specific Cautions

There are no known safety concerns for this essential oil.

Note and Disclaimer

The information and opinions provided here are for general educational purposes only and do not replace medical advice. It is your responsibility to consult a suitably qualified medical practitioner to ensure that you will not have any medical problems from any of our products.

Product Specifications

Botanical Name: Rhododendron anthopogon
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Appearance: Yellow Liquid
Solubility in Oil: Soluble
Solubility in Water: Insoluble
Solubility in Alcohol: Soluble
Safety Information: Please read the safety information associated with this product carefully.
More Information: A MSDS sheet is available for this product.