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Cedarwood Essential Oil (Atlas)


Botanical Name: Cedrus Atlantica

Plant Part: Wood

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled 

Country of Origin: USA

Size: 0.5 oz  Amber Bottle (Purchase includes a glass dropper)

Cedarwood oil has a rich, woody aroma, is golden yellow to orange-brown in color and viscous. It is believed to be one of the very first essential oils ever to have been distilled. Atlas Cedarwood is considered to be a “true” cedar, unlike the Texas or Virginian Cedarwood which are actually spruce trees. The Egyptians used the oil in the mummification process, in cosmetics and as an insect repellant, while native Americans used Cedarwood oil in medicine and burnt it for purification.

Therapeutic Properties:

The therapeutic properties of Cedarwood oil are antiseborrhoeic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, tonic, astringent, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, insecticide, sedative and fungicide.

Benefits of Cedarwood Oil:

Atlas Cedarwood possesses multiple benefits for the entire body, from medicinal to skin care. It plays a key role in the menstrual cycle of women as it provides emmenagogue properties that help stimulate blood flow and regulate menstruation. It aids in the removal of body fat and is used externally for cellulite and the retention of fluid in the tissue.

Common Uses:

  • Skin Care – Highly effective antiseptic and astringent properties can be used in skincare for acne, spots, and for soothing eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis.

  • Hair Care – Helps to control dandruff and keep the hair in excellent condition, blend with rosemary in a shampoo and/or conditioner base to give your tired, lifeless hair a real boost.

  • Respiratory Problems – Due to its expectorant properties, it eases conditions such as bronchitis, coughs and colds.

Blends Well With:

Bergamot, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Neroli, Palmarosa, Petitgrain, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang

IMPORTANT: This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.