Extracted from the wood, stumps and sawdust, Cedarwood Atlas has a warm sweet scent with a woody balsamic undertone. It is beneficial for all skin types and helps maintain a healthy circulation.
African cedar, Moroccan cedarwood, Atlas cedar
Distillation from wood stumps and sawdust
This sturdy evergreen tree is a common sight in the Northern Hemisphere. The essential oil is distilled from the wood and has a slight turpentine odour. There are many varieties of cedars and care must be taken to buy the oil with the above Latin name, as some others are less gentle.
A yellow-orange viscous oil with a warm camphoraceous woody aroma.
Used as a poison antidote, bronchial and urinary conditions and as an insect repellent.
Blends well with
Frankincense, sandalwood, ylang ylang, mandarin.
Cautions and comments
There are no known contra-indications if the oil bears the correct Latin name of Cedrus atlantica. This sedative oil is a wonderful alternative to the more expensive sandalwood oil, having many of the same benefits.