- It comes from the Pine family, as opposed to the Cypress family, and is both chemically and olfactory distinct
- The oil is distilled from the sawdust or stumps of trees, which grow abundantly in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco.
Cedarwood’s anti-septic, deodorising and insect-repellent properties make it a very useful oil for burning or diffusing
- It is thought to be related to the Lebanon Cedars of the Eastern Mediterranean
- Yellowish to orange colour
- This oil is entirely different from Virginian or Texan Cedarwoods
- Try blending with any of the citrus oils.
One of the more masculine of essential oils, Cedarwood is popularly used in toiletries for men.
To help improve the condition of the scalp and encourage healthy hair.
The incense of cedarwood is still used in temples in Tibet, and is part of their traditional medicine.
Method of Extraction:
The saw dust or stumps of the trees
Sweet, dry woody
As with Virginian Cedarwood, this oil should be used in moderation, never be used during pregnancy and it may cause skin irritation in those with sensitive skin.
For a light, aftershave facial oil add 1 drop of Cedarwood, 2 drops of Patchouli and 2 drops of Bergamot to 15ml of Jojoba oil.
To help improve the condition of the scalp and encourage healthy hair, add 3 drops each of Cedarwood and Rosemary to 10ml of Coconut oil (or 5ml Coconut and 5ml Wheatgerm for very dry hair) and massage thoroughly into the scalp. Leave for as long as possible before shampooing out.
Absolute Aromas sources, professionally packages and presents over 100 pure essential oils, 22 carrier oils and a wide range of aromatherapy accessories of the highest possible quality.
Each essential oil is sourced from established producers in the best country of origin for that particular oil. Every batch is subjected to rigorous testing by an experienced and qualified essential oils chemist, using methods such as gas chromatography.
The same strict standards are applied to the rest of the Absolute Aromas range. Carrier oils are, wherever possible, organically-produced, cold-pressed and of the freshest quality. The specialist infused carrier oils are hand-made using organically-produced plant material infused in organic Sesame oil. We believe that as carrier oils usually make up 98% of an aromatherapy blend, their quality has a very significant impact on the efficiency of the blend.
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