Cedarwood Atlas

Cedrus atlantica

Origin: Morocco
Family: Pinaceae
Part used: Wood

Cedarwood Atlas is a varietal of pine tree native to the Atlas Mountains of Morocco that grows to approximately 35m high. The essential oil that is extracted from its wood has a long history of usage in medicine and ritual, stretching back to ancient Egyptian times. A favourite in perfumery, it’s widely used today to bring rich, spicy base notes to fragrances and has the additional benefit of relaxing its wearer.
Fragrance notes
Cedarwood has balsamic undertones with a hint of camphor and citrus, reminiscent of a fresh aftershave.

Blending notes
Blends well with: Juniper Berry, Palmarosa, Sandalwood and Orange Sweet.
Cedarwood oil was used by the ancient Egyptians as a perfume, in cosmetics and in the preservation of mummies. Its antiseptic properties have been used for centuries in the Far East for treating infections. In Tibet, it has long been used in traditional medicines and in temples as incense.

Please note: the traditional uses listed here are for reference only and should not be taken as recommendations for treatment, or cure, of any disease or medical condition. Therapeutic plant oils are used to support natural body processes towards improved health and wellbeing.
Deep relaxation, stress reduction and restful sleep
Add 5-10 drops to your bath or diffuser. Therapeutic baths should not exceed 15 minutes.

Excess oil and acne
Add 2 drops to 2g of untouched face cream daily, apply to the affected area.

Greasy hair
Add 5 drops to shampoo or conditioner before washing.

Fungal infection - feet
Add 5-8 drops to a footbath daily. Combine with Tea Tree or Cinnamon if fungal infection persists.
Safety considerations
This oil is safe if applied as directed. Safe to use with other medication when necessary. If accidentally ingested do not induce vomiting, follow with olive oil or milk and seek advice from a health specialist. Avoid contact with eyes - flush with water. Keep out of reach of children.
Key ingredients
100% pure Cedrus atlantica, wood, distilled, Morocco
Key components
Beta-, alpha- and gamma-Himachalene, trans-alpha-Atlantone, delta-Cadinene