Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica)
Latin Name: Cedrus atlantica
Extraction method: Steam distilled
Parts used: Heartwood, wood
Countries of Origin: Lebanon, Cypress, Morocco, Algeria,
Perfumery note: Base
Color: Orangy, amber in color
Aroma: Woody, earthy, fresh, sweet.
Supports the properties of: Antiseptic, astringent, diuretic, emollient, expectorant, Fungicide, insecticide, sedative, tonic.
Energetics: Qi Tonic, nourishes the Yin eliminates damp and calms the Shen* (Holmes)
Modes of application: Bath-foot & body, skin care preparations, compress, massage, diffusion.
Blends well with: Benzoin, Bergamot, Cinnamon, Cypress, Frankincense, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Neroil, Rose and Rosemary.
Note of Interest: Cedar is a Semitic word meaning spiritual strength representing constant faith. (Sellar)
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