100% Pure Essential OIl
Botanical name: Cedrus deodara
Origin: The Himalayas
Common use: antiseptic, aphrodesiac, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, fungicidal, mucilytic, sedative (nervous), stimulant (circulatory), tonic.
Himalayan cedarwood oil has been shown to possess insecticidal and antifungal properties and to have some potential for control of fungal deterioration of spices during storage.
Blends well with: citrus oils, giving them a base note that very nicely complements them; rosemary, chamomile, eucalyptus.
Aromatic scent: Cedarwood Himalayan has a dry, woody aroma, slightly camphoraceous, smoky, balsamic. Very subtle with a hint of spice.
History: also called Tibetan cedarwood. The ancient Egyptians used this oil to embalm, for cosmetics and perfumery.
Cautions: Avoid during pregnancy.
Safety data: Avoid during pregnancy; skin irritant (dilute before using externally); may trigger epileptic seizures in susceptible individuals.