Oil Summary: Texas Cedarwood oil is excellent for eczema, psoriasis, arthritis, circulation problems, sinusutis, bronchitis, congestion, cough, cystitis, water repellent and as an insect repellent. The chemical constituents of Texas Cedarwood oil include having anti-putrescent, anti-sborrhoeoc, aphrodisiac, astrigent, diuretic, expectorant, mucolytic, sedative, stimulant and tonic properties. There are 15 variants of cedarwood essential oil available in the world, each with their own variations in chemistry, but they all share some commonalities, including a warm, woodsy and balsamic scent that lends itself well to incense and cosmetic preparations, especially for men. The oil itself is steam distilled from the bark and needles of the cedarwood tree, producing a medium yellow-to-amber colored liquid with a medium base fragrance note. Its chemical components include cedrol, a-cedrene, b-cedrene, widdrol, thujopsene, and other sesquiterpenes. The Atlas and Himalayan varieties are high in alantone and himachelene, while the American varieties are higher in cedrene, cedrol and thujopsene. Stimulates and strengthens the hair follicle, and so can be effective in treating alopecia and dandruff, and can help to stimulate new hair growth. Helps to make dry hair more supple. Detangles and deep-conditions any hair type – however, the oil has a tendency to darken hair color, so if you are fair-haired, use with caution. Both inside the body and out, cedarwood helps to tone the muscles and tighten the skin. Reduces inflammation on the skin’s surface, and also deep within joints, so can provide significant relief for those who suffer from arthritis.
**NOTE: Redistilled 25% Cedrol
Botanical Name: Juniperus Mexicana
Plant Origin: U.S.A.
Processing Method: Steam distillation and rectified
Plant Part: Wood
Odor and Color: clear
Main Constituents: Not available
Blends well with:
Contraindication: Avoid cedarwood if you are pregnant or nursing, and do not use on children unless under the direct guidance of a medical practitioner who is qualified in aromatherapy. Avoid contact with the eyes, mucous membranes, or with open wounds. As with all essential oils, test the diluted oil on a small, inconspicuous area of skin before applying liberally.