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Cedarwood, Atlas Essential Oil

  • Cedrus atlantica
  • Origin: Morocco
Cedarwood, Atlas Essential Oil

Parts Used

Wood and sawdust

Extraction Method

Steam distilled

Note Classification



Woody, balsamic, rich dry overtones


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

Blends Well With

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

Herbal Miscellany

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


Oil Specific: Avoid while pregnant. May cause skin irritation.
General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. 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.

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.