Get to know Atlas Cedarwood Essential Oil


Atlas Cedarwood

Atlas Cedarwood

Cedrus atlantica


Botanical Name: Cedrus atlantica

Origin: Morocco

Chemotype: beta-Himachalene, Atlantone

Extraction Method: Steam distillation

Plant Part: Wood and sawdust

Note Classification: Base

Aroma: Rich, balsamic, earthy, woody

Historical Data

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.

Topical application

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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