Cedarwood Atlas has a sweet, balsamic, woody-like aroma.
Cedarwood is very soothing, helping to relieve mental strain, stress, depression and insomnia.
It has antiseptic and astringent properties which can help to treat a variety of skin conditions including acne, eczema, dermatitis, ulcers and psoriasis.
Its slight masculine aroma makes it a positive addition to aftershaves and beard oil. It is also used as a decongestant to help remove mucus from bronchitis, coughs, colds and flu. Can be used to help with urinary ailments.
Botanical Name: Cedrus atlantica
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Part Typically Used: Wood
Country of Origin: Morocco
Organic Certifier: Bio-Gro
Typical Main Constituents
b-Himachalene – 49%
a-Himachalene – 16%
g-Himachalene – 10%
Description: Pale yellow-orange oil it has a sweet, balsamic, pencil-like odour.
Actions: Antiseptic (pulmonary, genitourinary), nervine sedative and general tonic for all body systems. Circulatory Stimulant, Antispasmodic, Expectorant, Astringent, Diuretic, Emmenagogue, Insecticidal.
Special use: Resembles Sandalwood to some degree. (Mucous membranes: skin, gentio-uninary & respiratory.)
Blends Well With: Juniper, Cypress, Vetiver, Patchouli, Benzoin, Rose, Sandalwood.
Safety Data: Non- toxic – can be irritating to sensitive skin, Avoid in pregnancy. Use in moderate doses.
Aromatherapy / Home Use
Skin: Softening and hydrating, dry and itchy skin.
Muscle & Skeletal System: Arthritis, Rheumatism.
Nervous System: Nervous tension & stress related conditions. Grounding & enhances meditative relaxation.
Respiratory: Coughs, Sinusitis, Bronchitis, Catarrh, Congestion.
Genito-urinary System: Cystitis, leucorrhea.
General Essential Oil Safety Recommendations
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