Botanic Name: Cedrus atlantica
Product Name: Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil (ORGANIC)
Country of Origin: Nepal
Cedarwood is a pyramid-shaped majestic evergreen tree, which grows up to 131 ft. high. The wood itself is hard and strongly aromatic because of the high percentage of essential oil it contains. The oil is obtained by steam distillation.
Uses/Features: Cedarwood Organic Atlas Oil is used by aromatherapists to assist with arthritis, acne, bronchitis, cystitis, coughing, dermatitis, dandruff, and stress. It is currently used in commercial soaps, cosmetics and perfumes, especially men’s colognes. Originating in the Atlas Mountains in North Africa, in former times, linen chests were frequently crafted from Cedar to keep moths out. The ancient Egyptians prized this oil, mostly for embalming purposes, but also for cosmetics and perfumery, and Solomon’s Temple was built with Cedar Wood. Today, closet liners and accessories are frequently crafted from Cedar Wood.