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Cedarwood eo

  • Aromatic description
    • Cedarwood Chinese Essential Oil has a sharp, fresh, camphoraceous odor.
  • General
    • Chinese Cedarwood is an evergreen tree or shrub with a wide distribution in Guizhou, Gansu and Sichuan provinces in China. This oil is believed to have a lower cedrol content than the American oil and is used more in its own right as fragrance oil than as a source of chemical isolates.
  • Aromatherapy class
    • Steam Distilled
  • Attributes & characteristics
    • Numerous herbal and pet shampoos and natural repellents contain Cedarwood Oil as an active ingredient. Cedar chests are known to be safe places to store woolen articles and protect them from the ravages of cloth moth larvae.
  • Traditional uses
    • Chinese Cedarwood Essential Oil has been used for fungal growths, muscular aches and pains, removing warts, rheumatism, skin afflictions, as well as cosmetics, perfumes, and scenting soaps. It is reputed to have antiseptic, anti-putrescent, anti-seborrheic, aphrodisiac, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, fungicidal, mucilytic, sedative (nervous), stimulant (circulatory) and tonic properties.
  • Effects on the skin
    • Cautions: Non-toxic, non-irritant and non sensitizing. Avoid during pregnancy.
  • Essential Oil Information
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  • Warnings
    • Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, perfume oils, absolutes or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. If you have any question as to the medical use of any essential or perfume oil, be sure and consult your physician prior to their use. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. Always consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils for yourself or for children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before. For very in-depth information on oil safety issues, read 'Essential Oil Safety' by Robert Tisserand, his book is available at Amazon.com.