Cedarwood Atlas Organic Pure Essential Oil (10ml) - Cedrus Atlantica
Cedarwood is an enchantingly rich and spicy oil with a pleasant woody and balsamic aroma; slightly reminiscent of sandalwood but drier.
It can help to stabilize energies that are out of balance whilst bringing harmony, clarity and a sense of well-being. Cedarwood is a popular fragrance, quite commonly used within mens cosmetics and fragrances due to its masculine aroma. A valuable aid within meditation, it can help to strengthen focus, discourage fear, anger, aggression, anxiety, nervous tension and gloomy thoughts. Its stress-reducing properties may help you to find clarity of mind,give the heart courage and is known as an aphrodisiac when used as a massage oil.
Cedarwood is a valuable aid for relieving itching skin due to its antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. It is also is widely used against respiratory disorders as well as relieving arthritis and rheumatism.
Within other uses, it can make an effective room spray and diffuses as an air purifier and insect repellent.
Origin & History
Cedar oil originally came from the Cedar of Lebanon, but due to over-exploitation these trees have all but nearly disappeared. The essential oil today is now produced from a variety of other trees, with the most preferred being the Atlas Cedar which can be found growing in the Altlas Mountains of Morocco and Algeria. It is said the Egyptians used Cedarwood oil extensively within the process of embalming or mummification, in cosmetics and to protect them from insects.
Cedarwood can make a lovely blend with other similar 'tree' oils, you could try mixing it with bergamot, cinnamon, cypress, frankincense, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon, neroli or rosemary.
How to Store Your Oils: Essential oils can be quite delicate substances and factors such as strong light, heat, air and moisture can affect them. They are best kept in a cool, dark and dry place ideally in a box and in a cupboard. We wouldn't recommend transferring your essential oils into plastic bottles as the plastic can interact with the chemical makeup of your essential oils and may cause the plastic to deteriorate. Keeping them in their dark, amber bottle with the lid will prolong their life. Oils that are stored in the correct condition should last for years (citrus oils have a slightly shorter life).
Size: 10ml, presented in an amber glass bottle.
Extra Information: Not Tested on Animals, Manufactured in the UK. (For more information on Natural by Nature Oils, please see below).
Safety Precautions: Cedarwood should be avoided during pregnancy as it can induce menstruation. It may cause skin irritation on sensitive skin if used in high concentrations.
Do not use undiluted on the skin. Do not take internally without medical supervision. Keep away from eyes. Keep out of the reach of children. Seek advice during pregnancy.
Please note that the information contained here is for general interest and is not intended to replace medical diagnosis or treatment.
More About Natural by Nature
Natural by Nature Oils was established in 1974 and were one of the first companies to promote aromatherapy in the UK. Since then their reputation and expertise in producing high quality essential oils has grown and they are now recognised as one of the leading authorities in this field. Founder, Franzesca Watson is also an author and broadcaster and founded the International School of Aromatherapy in 1991.
They are against animal testing of any kind on all cosmetic products and their ingredients. They have never tested their products on animals, and do not use any animal derivatives or by-products. All their packaging is 100% recyclable or biodegradable where possible.
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