Botanical Name: Cedrus Atlantica
Country of Origin: Morocco
Extraction Method: Steam distilled from the wood
Scent Profile: Sweet, woody with rich dry overtones. Its aroma is reminiscent of incense and perfume.
Perfumery Note: Base note
Cedarwood essential oil is extracted from the needles, leaves, bark and berries of pyramid-shaped cedar trees grown in the Atlas Mountains. Throughout history, Cedarwood has been used by Egyptians for embalming purposes, and also for addressing minor ailments. In aromatherapy, Cedarwood helps to deodorize indoor environments, repel insects and prevent the development of mildew.
|Provides emotional grounding||Combats fluid retention and weight gain|
|Soothing, calming and warming||Stimulates circulatory system|
|Treats general lethargy and nervous debility||Improve rheumatism and arthritis|
Reduces excess sebum: Cedarwood contains anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties which are especially useful for the treatment of oily skin conditions like acne and blemishes.
Controls dandruff: Cedarwood is known to cleanse the scalp, removing excess oil, dirt and dandruff. It enhances blood circulation to the scalp and tightens the follicles, which helps to stimulate hair growth.
Heals wounds: As a natural disinfectant, Cedarwood is ideal to use on scrapes and cuts. It is also beneficial in relieving arthritis pain and symptoms of eczema.
Diminishes cellulite: When used as a massage, its detoxifying properties greatly reduce the appearance of cellulite, fluid retention and accumulation of toxins.
As a sleep aid: To alleviate occasional insomnia, few drops of Cedarwood essential oil can be added into a hot bath before going to bed. Its sedative qualities allow the body to relax for a better night.
To reduce anxiety: Cedarwood helps to clear the mind, easing tension, stress and other factors that may contribute to anxiety. Its "grounding" properties provide stability to those who lack confidence in times of crisis.
Enhance concentration: As a relaxant, Cedarwood decreases hyperactivity and increases endurance levels to allow you to stay more focused on whatever you are doing or working on.
Because of its warm properties, Cedarwood oil blends well with herbal oils like Clary Sage, woody oils like Cypress, and even other spicy essential oils like Frankincense. Cedarwood also blends well with Bergamot, Cinnamon Bark, Lemon, Patchouli, and Sandalwood
Not for ingestion.