The Organic Witch
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Organic Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil

BOTANICAL NAME: cedrus atlanticus
ORIGIN: Morocco
PARTS USED: wood
FRAGRANCE: camphorous, dry, sweet, woodsy
BLENDS WELL WITH: amyris, anise, armoise mugwort, bergamot, cardamom, citronella, clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, frankincense, ginger, juniper, lavender, marjoram, palmarosa, patchouli, rosemary, vetiver, ylang ylang.
PHYSICAL & AROMATIC BENEFITS: aggression, anxiety, balancing, fear, focusing, grounding, harmonizing, nervous tension, regenerative, relaxing, strengthening, stress, acne, air purifier, antiseptic, antispasmodic, arthritis, bronchitis, catarrh, cellulite, constipation, coughs, dandruff, diuretic, dry hair, eczema, hair loss, immunity stimulant, insect repellent, male infertility, moth repellent, oily skin, osteoarthritis, rheumatism.
MAGICAL USES: blessing, health (maintain), heart chakra, meditation, money, protection, psychic energy, purification, self-control, spirituality, unhexing.

BATCH DATE: 4-2014

GCMS Information (updated 9-10-14):

Chemical Constituents %
alpha-Himachalene 15.02
gamma-Himachalene 11.25
beta-Himachalene 43.37
gamma-Cadinene 0.96
alpha-Cadinene 1.36
Cis-gamma-Atlantone 1.64
Trans-gamma-Atlantone 0.86
Trans-alpha-Atlantone 3.06


Cedarwood Information:

The Cedarwood Essential Oil is extracted by steam distillation from the wood pieces of the Cedarwood tree. Cedarwood is found in cold climates and high altitudes.

Definitions:

Antiseptic: a substance that inhibits the growth and reproduction of microorganisms.
Antispasmodic: referring to something that suppresses spasms.
Astringent: a substance that draws tissue together, restricting the flow of blood.
Diuretic: increases the amount or frequency of urination.
Emmenagogue: stimulates blood flow in the pelvic area and uterus, causing menstruation.
Expectorant: a substance used to cause or induce expulsion of phlegm from the lungs.
Fungicidal: having the ability to control or destroy fungus.
Sedative: Calming, soothing, inducing sleep, tranquilizing
Other Benefits: Cedar Wood oil is equally beneficial in curing acne, arthritis, bronchitis, cystitis, dandruff, dermatitis, stress, kidney disorders and as a treatment against oily skin.

Safety Warning: Some sources say to avoid if pregnant. Do not confuse Cedarwood with Cedar Leaf (Thuja occidentalis) which is extremely toxic. Never ingest essential oils without a prescription. Use carrier oil when applying to skin.

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*** The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. In addition, Essential Oils must be properly diluted before use in order to avoid any damages to property or adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).