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Cedarwood Atlas

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100% Essential Oil  uniperus virginiana Steam distilled from the wood Canada   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. Colour:...

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  • 100% Essential Oil 
  • uniperus virginiana
  • Steam distilled from the wood
  • Canada

 

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.
Colour: Clear
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. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 56-65.] Antifungal, antiputrefactive, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, insecticide, regenerative, sedative, tonic

Constituents: a-cedrene, B-cedrene, thujopsene, other sesquiterpene, cedrol, widdrol. [B. Lawrence, "Virginian and Texan Cedarwood Oil," Perfumer & Flavorist, June/July 1980, 63, cited in Salvatore Battaglia, The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy (Australia: The Perfect Potion, 1997), 150.]

Safety Information: Lawless indicates that this oil may be safer to use than Atlas Cedarwood. It can cause irritation and sensitization. Avoid during pregnancy. [Julia Lawless, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (Rockport, MA: Element Books, 1995), 156.]

Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand does not indicate any special precautions when using this oil. [Robert Tisserand, Essential Oil Safety (United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone, 1995), 204.]

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.

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