Organic Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil aka Organic Cedarwood Essential Oil
Organic Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil (Cedrus atlantica) from Morocco is Therapeutic Quality Organic Essential Oil steam distilled from woody parts that are sustainably procured. Like all of our Artisan Aromatics essential oils, enfleurage oils, absolutes and blends, this oil is of the highest therapeutic quality bottled by hand in USA.
Cedarwood Essential Oil is thick, slightly sticky, and is yellow to deep amber in color. The aroma of Cedarwood Essential Oil is often described as sweet and woody with balsamic undertones. This oil blends well aromatically with other essential oils that are woody and floral, such as Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Juniper, Ylang Ylang, and Bergamot.
The Atlas Cedar Tree is a large evergreen tree that may reach heights of over 150 feet. Its spreading branches have grey-green needles and the fragrant wood is rot-resistant. Our Organic Therapeutic Quality Cedar wood Essential Oil is from Morocco and is extracted by steam distillation and is native to the Atlas Mountains of Algeria and Morocco.
Long considered a sacred plant, Cedar has held a special place among the religions and medicines of many different cultures. The ancient Egyptians used it as part of the embalming process. In temple building, it was used by the Asians as well as by Solomon in the temple at Jerusalem. The Tibetans not only used it as medicine, but because of its intensely pleasing fragrance also used it as sacred incense, as did most of the ancient world.
SAFETY INFORMATION: Cedar Wood Atlas Essential Oil is non-sensitizing and non-irritating though its use should be avoided during pregnancy because of ketone content.