Organic Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil
Cedarwood Atlas essential oil is steam distilled from the wood pieces of cedarwood trees, which can reach heights of 30 metres or more.
There are several species of cedarwood which yield essential oils.
Cedarwood Atlas is extracted from the tree with the botanical name Cedarus atlantica.
In ancient Egypt, the Egyptians used cedarwood oil for embalming purposes, in their cosmetic preparations and to make aromatic perfume.
What does cedarwood Atlas essential oil smell like?
Cedarwood Atlas has a warm, woody aroma.
Some say it is smoky with a hint of spice.
Which part of the plant provides the oil?
Where has cedarwood Atlas essential oil been sourced from?
This particular organic cedarwood oil originates from France.
How is cedarwood Atlas essential oil extracted?
Cedarwood Atlas essential oil is extracted by steam distillation.
This involves using steam from boiling water to extract the essential oil from the plant.
The heat from the steam causes the plant’s cell walls to open allowing the essential oil to be released.
What other oils blend well with cedarwood Atlas essential oil?
Cedarwood Atlas essential oil blends well with bergamot, cinnamon, cypress, frankincense, jasmine, juniper berry, lavender, lemon, neroli, patchouli, rose, rosemary, sweet orange, sandalwood, vetiver and ylang ylang.
How can I benefit from cedarwood Atlas essential oil?
If you’re looking for an essential oil for your skin, then look no further.
Cedarwood oil is an antiseptic, astringent, anti-bacterial, a stimulant to the skin and to the circulatory system, a sedative and an aphrodisiac.
In aromatherapy, it is perfect for the treatment of eczema, dry skin, fluid retention, nervous tension, dandruff, arthritis, rheumatism and asthma.
It also has insect repelling properties so is a natural way to repel insects. Cedarwood is a calming oil so can be helpful in promoting a restful night’s sleep and helpful to use when meditating.
Are there precautions I should know about?
Cedarwood essential oil should be avoided during pregnancy.Cedarwood oil uses:Cedarwood essential oil is a good antiseptic, insecticide,expectorant, astringent, tonic, fungicide, and diuretic. cedarwood atlas is good for treating acne and oily skin It relieves the skin from itching.