Cedrus atlantica species of the pinaceae family. Atlas cedarwood is preferred in aromatherapy over Virginian and Texas types (Atlas type confirmed by GLC). Our Atlas cedarwood essential oil is a yellow-orange liquid with a camphoraceous top note and a sawdust-like, sweet balsamic undertone. Atlas cedarwood essential oil is more sweet and light and less smoky than Virginian and Texas oil.
A soothing and harmonising oil. Useful in the care of oily and blemished skin. Historically the wood was used for building and making storage chests as it repelled insects and resisted rotting.
Methods of use: Bath, massage, vaporisation, skin and beauty care
Cautions: Do not use in pregnancy – Non-toxic and non-irritant. Not known as a sensitiser.