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Botanical name: Cedrus deodara
Plant part: wood
Extraction method: steam distillation
Description: Cedarwood Himalayan is a tall, evergreen tree standing up to 50m high. It grows extensively on the slopes of the Himalayas in northern India, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Colour: pale yellow green
Common uses: antiseptic, astringent, tonic. Himalayan cedarwood oil has been shown to possess insecticidal and antifungal properties.
Strength of aroma: strong
Blends well with: Citrus oils, giving them a base note that very nicely complements them; rosemary, chamomile, eucalyptus.
Aromatic scent: Cedarwood Himalayan has a dry, woody aroma, slightly camphoraceous, smoky, balsamic. Very subtle with a hint of spice.
History: Also called Tibetan cedarwood. The ancient Egyptians used this oil to embalm, for cosmetics and perfumery.
Cautions: Avoid during pregnancy.
Safety data: Avoid during pregnancy; skin irritant (dilute before using externally); may trigger epileptic seizures in susceptible individuals.
Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only.
It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.
General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.
Everyday, super simple uses for essential oils
Essential oils are used to fragrance soap (2%-3%), balms (0.5%), skin creams and butters (0.5%).