Cedrus Atlantica. Origin: Morocco
Atlas Cedarwood essential oil has a woody, balsamic aroma with smoky undertones. It is said to have a calming, soothing effect on the mind and body and can help with respiratory and skin problems.
We supply essential oils as cosmetic ingredients and as such we are not obliged to label them with warnings about their topical or therapeutic uses etc..
Should you be purchasing essential oils from us for any purpose other than as a cosmetic ingredient please refer to our Essential Oil Reference Guide for useful information.
True cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica) essential oil is extracted from the Atlas Cedarwood tree and should not be confused with Texas (Juniperus ashei) or Virginian (Juniperus virginiana) Cedarwood, which are commonly sold in the USA and often under the general term cedarwood. There are also several other trees which yield ‘cedarwood’ oil; Atlas Cedarwood oil is the preferred oil of today’s aromatherapist.
The top health uses and benefits of cedarwood essential oil include its ability to:
improve inflammatory skin conditions like eczema.
promote hair growth.
soothe dry scalp.
has natural antiseptic properties.