Plant Origin: Morrocco
Method: Steam distilled
Cultivation: Unsprayed (grown organically but not certified)
Sesquiterpene Hydrocarbons 7.50%
Sesquiterpene alcohols 2.00%
Cedarwood has been used medicinally since ancient times. Cedus atlantica is closely related to the Biblical Cedar of Lebanon. It’s powerful antiseptic properties make is a favorite to use for bronchitis and urinary tract infections. It is also effective for cystitis and vaginal infections and discharges. It is known to combat hair loss (alopecia areata), is antibacterial and a lymphatic stimulant. It is used for arteriosclerosis, ADHD and skin issues such as dandruff, fungal infections, acne and eczema.
Anti-Septic - skin issues, scalp, urinary tract, eczema, tetanus, pruritus with Bergamot (severe itching of skin)
Anti-Spasmodic - relieves spasm of respiratory system, intestines, muscles, heart and nerves
Arterial Regeneration - arteriosclerosis
Astringent - toothache, gums
Diuretic - obesity, hypertension, high blood pressure, rheumatism, arthritis, gout, urinary tract infections and accumulation of toxins in blood
Expectorant - cough and cold congestion, phlegm, headaches, red and watery eyes, promotes sound sleep
Female - stimulates menstruation, regulates, pain, nausea, fatigue as it pertains to monthly menses
Insecticide - mosquito and insect repellent
Lymph Tonic - cellulite, lymph circulation problems, water retention, bronchitis
Mycolytic - bronchitis
Sedative - soothing, calming, tension, anxiety, promotes sleep, insomnia
Skin - soothing, wounds, eczema, scalp, itching, dermatitis, oily skin
Stimulant - reduce stress and tension, metabolism, tones muscles, skin, nervous system, stomach, digestive system and brain function
Heritage Essential blends with Cedarwood:
Baby Skin Moisturizing Spray
No More Fleas
Topical: Apply 2-4 drops on location as desired.
Inhalation: Diffuse (undiluted, and may need a thinner oil added to prevent clogging)
Internal: Can be taken internally
Use with caution during pregnancy.
Avoid eye contact. In case of accidental contact, put a few drops of any pure vegetable oil in the eye. Water will not adequately dilute the oil. We’ve never known this to cause permanent injury or long-term discomfort, but if you feel concerned, please call your doctor if necessary.