Botanical Name: Cedrus atlantic
Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Wood and sawdust
Aroma: Woody, balsamic, rich dry overtones
Traditional Use: Cedarwood has a long history as an incense and perfume. The wood was burned by the Greeks and Romans to fragrant the air.
Properties: Antifungal, antiputrefactive, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, insecticide, regenerative, sedative, tonic
Blends Well With: Bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, jasmine, juniper, lavender, neroli, palmarosa, petitgrain, rosemary, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang ylang
Safety Data: Avoid while pregnant. May cause skin irritation.
General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.
Acne, arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, congestion, coughs, cystitis, dandruff, eczema, insect repellent, kidney disorders, nervous tension, oily skin, psoriasis, rheumatism, stress-related disorders, and urinary tract infections.
Essential Oil Applications:
For arthritis and rheumatism, add 2-3 drops to 1 ounce of carrier oil and massage into affected areas. Can also add 8-10 drops in bath water.
For acne, eczema, psoriasis, and oily skin, mix 2-3 drops in 1 ounce of carrier oil and dab on affected areas.
For asthma, bronchitis, congestion, and coughs, use 2-3 drops in a steam inhalation.
To alleviate nervous tension and stress-related disorders, use 2-3 drops in a diffuser.
For cystitis, kidney disorders, or urinary tract infections, use 8-10 drops in bath water.
For dandruff, mix 2-3 drops with unscented hair conditioner; massage on scalp. Leave on for 3-5 minutes, then rinse.
To repel insects and rats, use a few drops on cotton balls and place in infested areas. Can also use 2-3 drops in a diffuser.
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