Plant part used
Place of origin
A pyramid shaped evergreen tree, up to 40 meters tall.
Cedrus Atlantica produces deep amber viscous oils with a warm; comphoraceous top note and sweet tenacious woody-balsamic base note.
Method of extraction
It has a heavy wood aroma that provides an underlying strength when added to blends of essential oils.
Blends well with
Bergamot, Frankincense, Juniper, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Patchouli, Sweet Orange, Rosemary, and Ylang Ylang.
Mind & Spirit – The essential oil is warming, harmonizing and its calming and soothing actions benefit nervous tension and anxiety. For exhaustion, nervous tension, anger and other stress related conditions add to a bath or blend with other relaxation oils for massage.
Body – Main benefits to the body are for respiratory conditions due to Cedarwood’s expectorant properties (inhalation, vaporizer, and chest massage).
Skin & Hair – Its astringent properties on the skin are of greatest benefit to oily skin conditions (topical in base cream or compress). Helps to reduce symptoms of chronic conditions such as dermatitis and psoriasis. A good hair tonic - effective for improving the health of the scalp (scalp massage).