Botanical name: Cedrus atlantica
Plant origin: Wood
Extraction method: Steam distillation
Aroma: Warm, balsamic, woody
Odor intensity: Low
Evaporation rate: Base note
Cedarwood Atlas is native to Morocco. Cedarwood oil was used by the Egyptians to embalm the deceased, added into perfumes and cosmetics alike. It has a purifying and calming aspect to it which is why the Tibetans use it in incense and temples.
Atlas Cedarwood essential oil assists with skin infections tighten pores, fights acne, removes blemishes, helps with oily skin, dandruff, hair loss, bronchitis, coughs, catarrh, insect repellent, fungus, cellulite, arthritis, acts as an immune stimulant and purifies the air. It also reduces anxiety and promotes meditative states.
Atlas Cedarwood essential oil is antiseptic, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, fungicidal, sedative, insecticide, and a tonic.
The above statements have not been evaluated by the FDA
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
Safety precautions: Extremely potent use with care. Consult a professional reference for correct dilution ratios prior to application.
Avoid in pregnancy and lactation. Keep away from eye area. Keep out of reach of children.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
"Cedrus atlantica essential oil (CaEO) presents analgesic and anti-inflammatory sedative properties."
Complete Scientific Study Available: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26344850