Cedarwood, Atlas Cedrus Atlantica, Family Pinaceae
Deep, woody and rich, the aroma of Atlas cedar yields benefits similar to those of sandalwood inspiring emotional strength and centering awareness.
Cedarwood is widely used in the cosmetic and perfume industry, especially for mens' toiletries. It is especially good in cosmetic preparations for oily skin and is used in hair products, as well.
Cedarwood helps to clear the breathing passages, breaking down mucus and making it useful for treating catarrhal conditions, especially bronchitis. Cedarwood can also help disperse excess fluids throughout the body. With a hint of camphor, this oil also eases aches and pains.
Warm and woody, with a hint of camphor, this oil eases aches and pains and is especially good in cosmetic preparations for oily skin. Helps to clear the breathing passages and is used in hair and skin care products.
Production Method: steam distilled from the wood of the tree
Aromatherapy Class: n/a
Aroma Type: n/a
Skin Type: n/a
Perfume Note: base
Traditional Uses: bronchitis, catarrh, acne, arthritis; as a diuretic and an insect repellent
Other Uses: pharmaceutics, cosmetics
Blends Well With: n/a
Main Constituents: atlantone, caryophyllene, cedrol, cadinene