Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil - Cedrus Atlantica

Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil
(Cedrus Atlantica)

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Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil (Cedrus atlantica) from Morocco is a Wildcrafted True Therapeutic Quality Essential Oil steam distilled from the wood of the Cedar Tree.

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Botanical NameOriginCultivationMethod of ExtractionSourceNoteMain Natural ConstituentsBlends Well With
Cedrus AtlanticaMountains of Algeria and MoroccoWildcraftedSteam distillationStumps and sawdustBasebeta-Himachalene, alpha-Himachalene, gamma-Himachalene, Sesquiterpene hydrocarbons, Sesquiterpenes, oxygen-containing-Sesquiterpene alcohols (unknown), delta-Cadinene, alpha-GurjuneneWoody and floral essential oils, such as clary sage, cypress, frankincense, juniper and ylang ylang
Description

Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil

Also known as Cedarwood Essential Oil and Cedarwood Oil

Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil (Cedrus atlantica) from Morocco is Wildcrafted Therapeutic Quality Essential Oil steam distilled from the wood.

Description:

Cedarwood is native to the Atlas Mountains of Algeria and Morocco. The Atlas Cedar Tree is a large evergreen tree that can reach heights of over 150 feet. Its spreading branches have grey-green needles, and the extremely fragrant wood is resistant to rot. Our Therapeutic Quality Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil is Wildcrafted in Morocco, sustainably extracted by steam distillation.

Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil is thick, slightly sticky, and is yellow to deep amber in color. Cedarwood Essential Oil aroma: sweet, woody, balsamic undertones are accented with a top note that is warm and slightly sharp. This oil blends well with other essential oils that are woody and floral, such as clary sage, cypress, frankincense, juniper, ylang ylang, and bergamot.

Uses:

According to traditional herbal lore, Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil has many properties including:

  • aphrodisiac
  • antibacterial (respiratory/urinary)
  • antifungal
  • anti-inflammatory
  • anti-irritant
  • antiseptic
  • antispasmodic
  • astringent
  • diuretic
  • expectorant
  • insecticide/insect repellant
  • lipolytic
  • mucolytic
  • sedative
  • stimulant (lymphatic)
  • tonic (general/lymphatic)
  • vulnerary

In traditional Western aromatherapy, Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil is considered an excellent lymphatic and has been used in formulas applied topically for cellulite and for weight loss related to the breakdown of fat. For the skin, cedar wood oil is used as an antiseptic against skin infections, as well as for eczema, dandruff, fungal infections, oily skin, acne and boils, dermatitis, and hair loss.

Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil has been used for urinary tract and vaginal infections, coughs, colds and flu, congestion, bronchitis, and for sluggish lymph systems. For issues of the nervous system and mental applications, cedar wood essential oil has been used for stress, anxiety, nervous tension, poor concentration, and for fear and anger.

For cystitis, it has been combined in a massage oil with lavender, eucalyptus, and thyme linalool and applied to the lower abdomen.

SAFETY INFORMATION: Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil is non-sensitizing and non-irritating though its use should be avoided during pregnancy because of ketone content.

More Info:

Long considered a sacred plant, Cedarwood has held a special place among the religions and medicines of many different cultures. The ancient Egyptians used it as part of the embalming process. In temple building, it was used by the Asians as well as by Solomon in the temple at Jerusalem. The Tibetans not only used it as medicine, but because of its intensely pleasing fragrance also used it as sacred incense, as did most of the ancient world.

General Safety Considerations:
  • Do not take essential oils internally.
  • Do not apply to eyes, sensitive areas or mucous membranes.
  • Do not apply undiluted to skin (for directions on proper dilution, refer to an aromatherapy text).
  • The information on this website is not intended to be used in the diagnosis, treatment or mitigation of any physical or mental illness. Essential oils are not drugs and are not appropriate for treatment of illnesses.
  • Pregnant women, nursing mothers and children should not use essential oils without first consulting an appropriately trained healthcare practitioner.
  • The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the FDA.
Additional Information
size

15ml, 1oz, 2oz, 4oz

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  1. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner):

    I love this woodsy masculine scent and it goes well with vetiver, sandalwood, and patchoulli. I love it’s grounding properties that help me center my thoughts. If making any masculine products this is a must have.

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