Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil
- 100% Essential Oil
- uniperus virginiana
- Steam distilled from the wood
Description: Cedarwood has a long history as an incense and perfume. The wood was burned by the Greeks and Romans to fragrant the air.
Aroma: Fresh, woody, balsamic. It strongly resembles the aroma of cedar chests and closets.
Consistency: Medium and oily feeling
Perfumery Note: Base
Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium
Possible Uses: Acne, arthritis, bronchitis, coughs, cystitis, dandruff, dermatitis, insect repellant, stress. Antifungal, antiputrefactive, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, insecticide, regenerative, sedative, tonic
Constituents: a-cedrene, B-cedrene, thujopsene, other sesquiterpene, cedrol, widdrol.
Safety Information: Lawless indicates that this oil may be safer to use than Atlas Cedarwood. It can cause irritation and sensitization. Avoid during pregnancy.
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. Never use undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body.