Organic Essential Oil Details:
Botanical Name: Cedrus deodora
Plant Part: Wood
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Colour: A thin to viscous yellow to brown liquid.
Description: Cedarwood is a pyramid-shaped majestic evergreen tree, which grows up to 131 ft. high. The wood itself is hard and strongly aromatic because of the high percentage of essential oil it contains, and the essential oil is obtained by steam distillation.
Common Use: Warming, uplifting, and toning, Organic Cedarwood Oil is a calming and soothing oil that is beneficial for all states of tension and anxiety, instilling feelings of peace. This oil is beneficial for oily skin, acne, cellulite, chronic skin conditions and respiratory problems. It is considered an aphrodisiac in that it is grounding and inspiring at the same time.
Spiritual Use: Cedarwood oil helps you embrace the feeling of being totally safe and secure with yourself as well as in your environment. As fears are released, the heart is open to spiritual love and protection which also brings self acceptance and love.
What Chakra is connected: Heart Chakra
Aromatic Scent: Cedarwood Atlas Oil has a woody, sweet, sharper note than Virginian Cedarwood, slight aroma reminiscent of artificial mothballs, balsamic.
Blends With: Rosewood, Bergamot, Cypress, Cassia, Jasmine, Juniper, Neroli, Frankincense, Clary Sage, Rosemary, Ylang - Ylang
Product Abstract: Also called Tibetan Cedarwood, the Himalayan Cedar is a tall, evergreen tree that grows up to 50 meters or more in height. It grows extensively on the slopes of the Himalayas in northern India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Aromatic cedar chests have always been used to store woolen articles.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
History: This Cedarwood originated in the Atlas Mountains in North Africa. In former times, linen chests were frequently crafted from this wood to keep moths out. To date, clothes hangers are frequently crafted from this wood. The ancient Egyptians already used this oil, namely to embalm, for cosmetics and perfumery.
Cautions: Non-toxic, non-irritant. Avoid during pregnancy.
**All our organic essential oils are for external use only. Before using essential oils internal contact a qualified Aromatherapist. The information on this page is for educational purposes only, it is not meant to treat, cure, prevent, or diagnose of any disease or condition, it is not prescribe in any way.
Do not use during pregnancy.