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Cedarwood Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Himalayan - Deodar

Cedarwood Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Cedarwood Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Cedarwood Essential Oil Properties (Cedrus deodara) Himalayan

Calming, warm, smoky scent with an undertone of mild, floral citrus. 

  • 100% Pure, Concentrated, Undiluted
  • Therapeutic Quality
  • Steam Distillation from Wood 
  • Country of Origin: India

Cedarwood Essential Oil Packaged

Amber glass bottle with Euro dropper. Tamper proof safety seal. Shrink wrapped.

Background Information on Cedarwood Essential Oil

Cedarwood Himalayan/Deodar is an evergreen tree native to the Himalayas. The tree reaches 150 feet, has dark blue green needlelike leaves. The first cedar tree planted in Great Britain, in 1646, is still living today. Cedarwood was thought to be indestructible and was used for building palaces and furniture.

Egyptians highly prized cedarwood for cosmetic use. The Greeks and Egyptians also burned cedarwood in temples. The smoke of cedarwood is burned and inhaled in the Middle East (Cedar lebanon) for breathing issues. Cedarwood oil is used in hair and skin care.

The French add it to shampoos to protect hair and prevent hair loss.  Cedarwood Himalayan is a key essential oil in our Hair Loss Helper blend.

Cedarwood Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Documented properties for cedarwood essential oil are antibacterial, antidepressant, antifungal, aphrodisiac, astringent, diruetic, expectorant, fixative, insect management, sedative, stimulant (circulatory), tonic.

Cedarwood essential oil encourages dreaming and is helpful for meditation and spiritual expansion. It is a calming oil which promotes sleep and relieves anxiety.* Cedarwood oil is known to improve mental clarity and loosens tight muscles.*

See our references at the bottom of this page for additional information.

*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.

Cedarwood Essential Oil Uses and Benefits / Suggestions & Blends

Blends well with bay laurel, fir, bergamot, cypress, carrot seed, cinnamon bark, jasmine, juniper, lemon, neroli, palmarosa, patchouli, petitgrain, pine, rose, rosemary, ravensara, sandalwood, sage, thyme, vetiver.

Dilute with carrier oil for direct skin contact.

Cedarwood Essential Oil Safety Tips

No hazards currently known.

References

Essential OilCedarwood, Himalayan
Botanical NameCedrus deodara
SourceFinely chipped wood of cedrus deodara
Country of OriginIndia / Himalaya
Method of DistillationSteam
Main ConstituentsGamma Himachalene, beta Cedrene, Himachalene, Atlantone, Deodarone
CAS No.68991-36-6