Cedarwood (Himalayan) Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Cedrus Deodora
Method of Cultivation: Cultivated without chemical
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Parts Used: Wood
Note Classification: Middle
Aroma: Has a dry woody aroma, slightly camphoraceous, smoky, balsamic, very subtle, with a hit of spice.
Largest Producing Countries: It grows extensively on the slopes of the Himalayas in northern India, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Traditional Use: Also called Tibetan Cedarwood, the ancient Kemetic (Egyptians) people used this oil, namely to embalm, for cosmetics and purfumery.
Therapeutic Properties and common uses: Anti-septic, anti-putrescent, anti-seborrheic, aphrodisiac, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, fungicidal, mucolytic, sedative (nervous), stimulant (circulatory), tonic. In India, this oil has been shown to possess insecticidal and anti-fungal properties.
Blends Well With: Rosemary, Chamomile, Eucalyptus and Citrus Oils.
Safety Data: Non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing. Avoid during pregnancy.
Products Used In: Ayurvedic 7-N-7 Hair Oil Treatment, Aloe & Coconut Oil Deodorant, Herbal Hair Revitalizer, Head-to-Toe Calendula Oil.