Botanical Name: Cedrus atlantica
Chemotype: beta-Himachalene, Atlantone
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Plant Part: Wood and sawdust
Note Classification: Base
Aroma: Rich, balsamic, earthy, woody
While the Egyptians used it for embalming the dead, cedar has been used by cultures throughout the world to heal. In Tibet, for example, it is used both as an incense and as a traditional medicine.
Alopecia , antibacterial, lymphatic stimulant
Hair loss, skin problems (acne, eczema, dry scalp), cellulite.
Dilute 1 part of essential oil with 200 part of pure vegetable oil. Apply 1 or 2 drops on location.
Inhale directly or diffuse.
Blends well with
Bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, jasmine, lavender, neroli, rosemary, sandalwood, ylang ylang.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes.
Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner.
Keep away from children.
If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body like the bottom of the feet (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier). Wait 24 hours.
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