Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil (Cedrus atlantica)
Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil provides comfort and warmth and stabilizes energies. It is useful for conditions such as exhaustion, nervous tension, anger and stress. It can also help to ease respiratory conditions. It has an astringent effect on the skin, including the scalp and hair making it useful for regulating oily skin.
The cedar from which the essential oil is extracted originated from the Lebanon cedars which grow wild in Lebanon and Cyprus. It was widely used by the ancient Egyptians and its wood was prized for building. The oil has a warming, calming, soothing action.
|Common name||Cedarwood Atlas|
|Botanical name||Cedrus atlantica|
|Method of Extraction||steam distilled|
|Country of Origin||Morocco|
|Blends well with||bergamot, clary sage, cypress, rosemary, ylang ylang|
|Cautions||Generally considered safe but may be best avoided during pregnancy.|