12ml CEDARWOOD (Atlas)
Silverstone Therapeutic Essential Oil - 12ml
Plant - CEDARWOOD (Atlas)
Botanical name - Cedrus Atlantica
Cedarwood oil has a rich, honey colour and a warm, woody, sweet smell that appeals to both sexes. The oil is extracted from wood waste - sawdust, chips and shavings - by the process of steam distillation. Cedarwood oil has been in use for many centuries. The ancient Egyptians used it in cosmetics and in the process of mummification. It is also used in incense. Nowadays, it is used commercially for its fragrance in a variety of household products and also in the manufacture of cosmetics and toiletries, in particular aftershaves.
Aromatherapists use Cedarwood oil for the treatment of respiratory ailments. It has antiseptic properties, and is effective against coughs, bronchitis and catarrh. Its use in skin and hair care is well recognized, and it can be very beneficial in the treatment of dandruff, eczema and acne. As an ingredient in a blend to perfume a room, cedarwood oil is warm and pleasant. The Oil is particularly useful in treating stress and tension.
Suitable methods of use Bathing, compresses, inhalation, massage, skin care, vaporizer/diffuser.
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