Cedarwood Essential Oil
Cedarwood (Juniperus virginiana) is insect repelling, supports respiratory health, and helps balance oily skin. The aroma is woodsy and authentic, perfect for earthy roll-on blends. It is one of the main ingredients in our Bug Repelling products.
Chemistry: a-cedrene (23.12%), thuyopsene (22.65%), cedrol (21.29%), b-cedrene (4.00%)
Latin Name: Juniperus virginiana
Botanical Family: Cupressaceae
Cultivation: USA, Wildrafted
Plant Part: Wood
Chemical Family: Sesquiterpenes, Sesquiterpenols
Aroma: like fresh pencil shavings
Properties: astringent, insect repelling, expectorant, skin healing, mucolytic
Steam Distilled: January 2017
Shelf Life: 8 years (approx.)
Cedarwood diffuses beautifully in an ultrasonic diffuser and blends well with Lavender and Sweet Orange. For skin application, add just 1 drop to 1 teaspoon of unscented lotion and gently massage in skin as needed.
Chakra: Root (1st)
Cedarwood is grounding, calming and centering. It provides a feeling of strength and security. Diffuse it when you are emotionally unsettled or need to make a big life decision. Cedarwood is great for smudging your home to remove negative energy and to bring a feeling of peace and tranquility.
For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. Consult a licensed physician if pregnant or nursing. If the oil is past it’s “Best by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value. Avoid the use of essential oils near infants and small children.
For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please consult your medical professional before use.