Cedarwood Essential Oil (Atlas)

Cedarwood was a staple for ancient Egyptians. They used it for almost everything from cosmetics and perfumery to their mummification process. Today, Cedarwood (Atlas) is most commonly used for its health benefits such as supporting respiratory health as well as skin and hair care.

Commitment to Quality

With the safety of your home in mind, we’re meticulous about every step of our process. To make sure each plant reaches its potential, we carefully and ethically choose a region where it will thrive. Then we work with our farmers. When our plants have reached maturity, they are harvested safely and fairly. From there we collect their natural essential oils through either cold-pressing or steam-distillation. Every batch is then tested to ensure 100% purity.

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Product Details

Cedarwood was a staple for ancient Egyptians.  They used it for almost everything from cosmetics and perfumery to their mummification process.  Today, Cedarwood (Atlas) is most commonly used for its health benefits such as supporting respiratory health as well as skin and hair care.

Uses:

  • Aids in focus and concentration
  • Supports respiratory health
  • Helps with itchy skin
  • Nourishes hair

Details:

  • Botanical Name:  Cedrus atlantica
  • Origin: Morocco
  • Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Wood
  • Plant Description: Cedarwood loves cold climates and typically grows at high altitudes.  Native to the Himalayas, Cedarwood is an evergreen tree that grows 50 m. tall or more. The trees grow abundantly in northern India, Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • Aroma: Slightly camphoraceous, smoky, sweet woody, scent similar to synthetic mothballs
  • Note: Middle
  • Consistency: Thin to viscous
  • Color: Golden yellow to orange or brown
  • Blends Well With: Rosewood, Bergamot, Cypress, Cassia, Jasmine, Juniper, Neroli, Labdanum, Frankincense, Clary Sage, Vetiver, Rosemary, Ylang-ylang
  • Main Constituents: a-cedrene, b-cedrene, thujopsene, other sesquiterpenes, cedrol and widdrol

Cautions:

  • Kid Safe: Yes, 2+
  • Pregnancy Safe: Yes
  • Breastfeeding Safe: Yes
  • More safety info: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Recipes

Homework Helper

Diffuse 2-3 drops each of the following oils for focus and concentration:

  • Cedarwood (Atlas) Essential Oil
  • Vetiver Essential Oil
  • Lavender Essential Oil

 Quiet the Mind Inhaler

  • 6 drops Bergamot Essential Oil
  • 5 drops Cedarwood (Atlas) Essential Oil
  • 4 drops Lavender Essential Oil
  • 1 drop Vetiver Essential Oil
  • 1 Inhaler

Add oils to the white cotton wick part of the inhaler. Breathe deeply when seeking to quiet the mind.

Itchy, Flaky Scalp Help

 Add a few drops of Cedarwood Atlas to your favorite shampoo and use as directed on your shampoo bottle to help with dry, itchy scalp.

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