Herbal extracts and essential oils prepared from bamboo are used in the aromatherapy world to capture the healing properties of this miracle plant. Many are captivated by the fresh scent of bamboo oil, and it is used as a fragrance as well. Its aroma is sweet and woody, a clean and dewy aroma that reminds you of a luscious wet forest. It is used in aromatherapy and massage to relax the body and unknot the stresses of the mind. Bamboo is even said to have skin healing properties, and bamboo oil is used in many cosmetic products.