Most describe Nootka Tree as having a pencil shaving or gasoline-like aroma. Its complex, rich aroma adds a unique component to masculine and earthy blends. Today, Nootka Tree is trending as a natural alternative to insect repellent and as a source of antioxidants.
To extract the essential oil, the wood is steam distilled. Nootka Tree blends amazingly well with Patchouli, Bergamot, Cardamom and Mandarin. Try making your own signature diffuser blend with Nootka Tree’s unique aroma.
Botanical Name: Cupressus nootkatensis
Method: Steam distilled
Plant Part: Wood
Note: Middle- Base
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Cardamom, Cistus, Mandarin, Silver Fir
Aroma: Pencil shavings, gasoline-like, sharp, woody
Consistency: Medium- Thick
Safety: If pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Discontinue use if skin sensitivity occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use undiluted on skin. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use on broken skin or on abrasions. Do not use internally, unless directed by a licensed Aromatherapist or physician.
OK For Kids: 2+
Kids Max Dilution: 1%
Shelf Life: 2 years
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Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.
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INSECTS: Add 3 drops Nootka Tree, 1 drops Citronella and 1 drop Catnip in a roll-on bottle. Top off with Apricot Kernel carrier oil. Apply to pulse points.
INHALATION: To a personal inhaler, add 5 drops Nootka Tree, 3 drops Yuzu and 2 drops Cedarwood Atlas. Inhale throughout the day.
COLOGNE: Combine 8 drops Nootka Tree, 12 drops Blue Cypress, 10 drops Bergamot and 10 drops Petitgrain in 2.5 oz grain alcohol and 1 oz distilled water in an amber glass spray bottle. Shake and spray onto pulse points.
GARDENER’S HAND SALVE: Melt 1 oz beeswax. Add in 2 oz Prickly Pear carrier oil, 5 drops Nootka Tree, 5 drops Pine, 10 drops Lavender Greek and 10 drops Sandalwood Hawaiian. Pour into 4 oz tin, and allow to cool. Scoop out a small amount and apply to hands.
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