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Cedarwood, Atlas Essential Oil

Cedrus atlantica Origin: Morocco

Cedarwood, Atlas Essential Oil

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Overview

Botanical Name

Cedrus atlantic

Common Method Of Extraction

Steam distilled

Parts Used

Wood and sawdust

Note Classification

Base

Aroma

Woody, balsamic, rich dry overtones

Traditional Use

Cedarwood has a long history as an incense and perfume. The wood was burned by the Greeks and Romans to fragrant the air.

Properties

Antifungal, antiputrefactive, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, insecticide, regenerative, sedative, tonic

Blends Well With

Bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, jasmine, juniper, lavender, neroli, palmarosa, petitgrain, rosemary, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang ylang

Of Interest

The Egyptians used cedarwood in the embalming process and as a perfume ingredient.

Safety Data

Avoid while pregnant. May cause skin irritation.

Disclaimer

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. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.

As with all essential oils, never use them 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 (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.