Cedarwood Essential Oil
A pale yellow or
orange oily liquid with a mild,
sweet balsamic, 'pencil wood' scent. A coniferous, slow growing
evergreen tree up to 108 feet high with a narrow, dense, and pyramidal
crown, a reddish heartwood and brown cones. The tree can attain a
majestic stature with a trunk diameter of over 5 feet.
and Skin Care
eczema, greasy hair, insect
repellent, oily skin, psoriasis, arthritis, rheumatism, bronchitis,
catarrh, congestion, coughs, sinusitis, nervous tension, stress related
conditions, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, diuretic,
Essential oil by
steam distillation from the
heartwood and wood shavings.
juniper, cypress, vetiver,
Externally the oil
is relatively non-toxic; it can
cause acute local irritation and possible sensitization in some. Use in
dilution only with care, in moderation. Avoid during pregnancy.