Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil (100% Pure, Therapeutic Grade)
- Pure Cedarwood (Atlas) Essential Oil
- Therapeutic Grade Cedrus Atlantica Oil
- No fillers, additives, bases or carriers added
Cedarwood essential oil is extracted through the process of steam distillation from wood pieces of the cedar wood tree. The major components of cedarwood essential oil are alpha-cedrene, beta-cedrene, cedrol, widdrol, thujopsene and a group of sesquiterpenes, all of which contribute a great deal to its health benefits. A popular ingredient both in medicine and cosmetics.
Therapeutic Benefits of Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil 
- May help ease inflammation that leads to irritating skin issue
- May help stimulate the hair follicles and increase circulation to the scalp
- May help reduce dry or flaky scalp
- May be applied topically on wounds as an antiseptic when mixed with coconut oil
Point of Interests
There are three main Cedarwood oils found in the market, namely Cedarwood Atlas, Cedarwood Virginia and Cedarwood Cupressus. True cedarwood Essential Oil (Cedarwood Atlas) is derived from the Cedrus Atlantica which is from the Pinaceae plant family while other commercial cedarwood oils like Cedarwood Virginia (a.k.a Red Cedar) and Cedarwood Cupressus (Chinese Weeping Cypress) are obtained from species of the Cupressaceae. Cedarwood is known for use in problem skin, as an insect repellent, and as an inhalent in respiratory complaints. It’s actions are sedative, astringent, and antiseptic. Some believe that It may be used to treat oily skin and scalp, relieve itching, and more serious skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema but always remember that high concentrations of essential oil can irritate the skin. Always read up on the ingredients and usage direction before use.
Distillation Method: Steam distilled
Botanical name: Cedrus Atlantica
Ingredient: 100% Cedarwood Essential Oil (Atlas)
Appearance: Golden yellow to orange-brown liquid
Country of Origin: Product of United States
Packaging: Amber Essential Oil Glass Bottle
Storage: Room temperature. Air tight container.
Disclaimer: This is PURE essential oil. It should NOT be used directly in pregnant women or women who are currently breastfeeding. It’s best to dilute pure essential oil with a Carrier Oil like Jojoba Oil, Argan Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Grapeseed Oil and Coconut Oil when you are applying it directly to the skin.
Reference:15 Cedarwood Essential Oil Uses for Wisdom & Beauty, https://draxe.com/cedarwood-essential-oil/