Cedarwood Oil is extracted by the process of Steam Distillation
Chemical Composition Terpenic Hydrocabons, Cedrol, Sequiterpenes
Essential Oil Information Extracted from the atlas cedarwood, it is a yellowish to orange viscous oil with a slightly camphoraceous, sweet and tenacious woody aroma with a balsamic undertone. It is known for its tranquilizing and soothing effects and aids in restoring & revitalizing the energy that is lost after having a hectic schedule, thereby completely invigorating the body.
Oil Properties Cedarwood Oil is a yellowish to orange viscous oil with a slightly camphoraceous, sweet and tenacious woody aroma with a balsamic undertone.
Uses The cedarwood oil can be used as massage oil or a vaporizer to relieve nervous tension, stress and mild anxiety. Also used as an inhalation, it helps to relieve from the symptoms of catarrh and temporary relief from coughs due to bronchial congestion. The woody scent of Atlas cedarwood is also known for its soothing, restful and harmonizing effect.
Blends Well With Rosemary, Chamomile, Eucalyptus and Citrus Oils.
Summary Cedarwood is known for use in problem skin, as an insect repellant, and as an inhalent in respiratory complaints. It's actions are , astringent, and antiseptic. It can be used to treat oily skin and scalp, relieve itching, and more serious skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema, remembering that high concentrations will irritate the skin. Cedarwood is similar in action to the highly expensive sandalwood.