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Cedarwood, Atlas Essential Oil

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Atlas Cedarwood Essential Oil Benefits: Atlas Cedarwood can ease aches and pains and is especially good in cosmetic preparations for oily skin and dandruff.
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Pure Cedarwood, Atlas Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Cedrus atlantica
Origin: Morocco
Family: Pinaceae
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

Description, Uses and Atlas Cedarwood Essential Oil Benefits:  Cedarwood essential oil can ease aches and pains and is especially good in cosmetic preparations for oily skin and dandruff.  Helpful for respiratory complaints, Cedarwood can be used in a steam inhalation to help with coughs and congestion.  It's also an excellent oil for repelling insects.

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.  

Properties: antiseptic, antiseborrheic, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, insecticidal, sedative

Recipe using Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil
Steam Inhalation for Coughs

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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