Cedarwood, Virginian Essential Oil

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Cedarwood, Virginain Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
COMMON NAME Virginan Cedarwood
BOTANICAL NAME Juniperus virginiana
PLANT PARTS USED Wood
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN USA
From a different family to Atlas and Himalayan Cedarwood but with similar properties. Cedarwood is popular for its woody masculine scent in men’s colognes and cosmetics, and for its harmonising and balancing effects on the mind and body.
Nature/Essence – Grounding & Harmonising
 
SKIN ICON 72pxFOR THE SKIN
Cedarwood is of great use for oily skin, helping to balance oil production and tone the skin with its astringent and antiseptic actions. These properties also make it a popular hair tonic to promote healthy hair, balance greasy hair or scalp, and address dandruff or hair loss.
 
BODY ICON 72pxFOR THE BODY
Cedarwood is a great oil to use as an inhalation or chest rub to ease congestion, coughs and bronchitis. It has been traditionally used for urinary tract conditions, useful in compresses or baths for cystitis. It also acts as a lymphatic and circulatory stimulant in massage oil blends for arthritis and cellulite.
 
MIND ICON 72pxFOR THE MIND
The woody outdoorsy fragrance of Cedarwood has a grounding effect to calm nervous tension, balance an upset nervous system and promote an open and positive mind. It can be a very helpful oil to diffuse during meditation.
 
HOME ICON 72pxFOR THE HOME
Cedarwood has long been prized for its insect repelling odour and insecticide action, useful in wardrobes and linen storage to keep moths at bay and as a natural insect repellent.
BLENDS WELL WITH
BergamotCistusCypressCassiaJasmine, JuniperNeroliFrankincense, Clary SageVetiverRosemary and Ylang-ylang.

 

Apearance Pale yellow to golden yelllow-brown liquid oil
Odour Description Characteristic, fresh, rich, woody
Main Constituents alpha-cedrene, thujopsene, cedrol
Specific Gravity Min0.934 Max0.968
Optical Rotation Min-60 Max -18
Refractive Index Min1.495 Max1.510

Typical GC analysis
CEDARWOOD VIRGINIAN-519
- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use

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