Botanical Name: Cedrus atlantica
Plant Part: Wood
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Cedarwood has been traditionally used in the East for bronchitis and urinary tract infections, and as a preservative and incense. It is still used in temple incense and traditional medicine by the Tibetans.
Cedar trees are mentioned in the Bible, symbolizing fertility and abundance.
- Cedarwood's astringent effect is beneficial for oily skin, acne and dandruff. Also helps to close pores on acne skin and is used after delivery to tighten skin.
- Diffuse this oil to ease respiratory complaints such as coughs, asthma and excess phlegm. Alternative to eucalyptus for young children.
- Has an introspective, harmonising and opening effect on the mind and psyche; it can aid meditation.
Strength of Aroma: Strong.
Description: Woody, balsamic aroma with smoky undertones.
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Lavender, Rosemary
Caution: For aromatherapy external usage only. Not for ingestion. Dilute with carrier oil for topical usage - avoid using directly on skin unless advised by a qualified professional.
Packaging: Dark amber bottle with orifice reducer (for controlled essential oil dispensing).
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