Pure Cedarwood, Atlas Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Cedrus atlantica
Aroma: Soft, woody, warm
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Source: Sawdust and wood chips
Blends Well With the essential oils of: Bay, bergamot, cardamom, eucalyptus, juniper, frankincense, lavender, sandalwood
Cedarwood essential oil is often used in oily skin and itchy scalp preparations. It's also wonderful in a steam inhalation to help with congestion.
Emotionally, Cedarwood atlas is a very grounding essential oil, especially good for those times when you're feeling scattered or under a lot of stress. Diffuse it when you are having trouble concentrating, feel out of sorts or have become exhausted from accumulated stresses.
Recipe using Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil
4 cups hot water
1 drop Cedarwood Atlas essential oil
1 drop Eucalyptus essential oil
1 drop Hyssop essential oil
Add essential oils to a bowl of hot water. Cover your head with a towel and breathe slowly in and out, keeping eyes CLOSED. Repeat for a few breaths. Repeat several times a day.
(From "Aromatherapy: A Lifetime Guide to Healing with Essential Oils" by Valerie Gennari Cooksley).
Cautions: Not recommended during pregnancy.
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