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Cedarwood- Himalayan Essential Oil

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Description

Himalayan Cedarwood trees (a close relative of Atlas Cedarwood) were thought to be indestructible for centuries. By using Himalayan Cedarwood essential oil, we have the chance to embody and harness that same strength.

 

Himalayan Cedarwood has a rich earthy aroma with slightly sweeter notes than Atlas Cedarwood. It ‘empowers the lungs’ according to various aromatherapy experts. When life’s challenges surface unexpectedly, diffusing Himalayan Cedarwood can help support your emotions. It is harmonizing and subtly relaxing. Typically, it pairs well with a range of other essential oils.  

 

Derived from the wood of Himalayan evergreen trees through a steam distillation process, Himalayan Cedarwood essential oil is gorgeously aromatic. The cedar tree is from ancient Egypt, to India, Tibet, the Mediterranean, and North America. 

 

**Euro droppers are not included with 4 oz bottles**

 

Not sure which Cedarwood is right for you? Check out our blog on the differences here!

Details

Botanical Name: Cedrus deodara

Origin: Nepal

Method: Steam Distillation

Plant Part: Wood

Note: Base

Family: Pinaceae

Synonym: Deodar Cedarwood

Blends Well With: Patchouli, Sandalwood, and woods

Aroma: Rich, woody, warm, earthy, and slightly-sweet

Consistency: Medium

Color: Clear - Pale Yellow

Reports
Comments from GC/MS report:The analysis of this Himalayan Cedarwood batch sample meets the expected chemical profile for authentic essential oil of Cedrus deodara. No contamination or adulteration was detected. The results provided in this GCMS quality analysis reflect the chemical composition of the oil and lot referenced above on the date of analysis.

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Safety & Shelf life

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: 4-8 Years

How to Use

Apply Topically: Our Single Essential Oils and Synergy Blends are 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.

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.

DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop, our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.


DIFFUSION: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Cedarwood (Himalayan), 5 drops of Eucalyptus and 5 drops of Rosemary. Or add this blend to your Thera Lux Nebulizing Diffuser and diffuse for 30-60 minutes.


SKIN MIST: To a 4 ounce spray bottle add: 10 drops of Cedarwood (Himalayan), 5 drops of Carrot Seed, 15 drops of Frankincense and 10 drops of Lavender (Bulgarian or French), then fill with witch hazel and Polysorbate 20 (manufacturer's recommended amount). Shake well before spritzing on body. Shelf life: 1 week (2% dilution)


SUGAR SCRUB: To exfoliate the skin and smooth the appearance mix together: 6 drops of Cedarwood (Himalayan), 4 drops of Geranium, 10 drops of Cypress, 12 drops of Tangerine and 10 drops of Frankincense with 1/2 cup of granulated sugar, 1/4 cup of Jojoba and 1/4 cup of Sesame. Stir to mix well. Use as a last step in the shower, on wet skin. Gently massage 1 tablespoon at a time over the entire body. Rinse away the sugar to leave the oils behind to work their magic. Note: Use a spoon to scoop out. Do not get wet to avoid contamination (2% dilution)


SHAMPOO: Add to 1 tablespoon of your shampoo: 1 drop of Cedarwood (Himalayan) and 2 drops of Tea Tree. Massage well into the scalp and hair; rinse well before using conditioner.


NOURISHED SKIN: Add to a 2 ounce bottle: 2 drops of Cedarwood (Himalayan), 2 drops of Carrot Seed, 4 drops of Geranium, 6 drops of Frankincense and 6 drops of Lavender (Bulgarian or French), then fill with Argan oil. Apply after shower or bath to seal in moisture and nourish body and soul. (1.7% dilution)


FRAGRANT SACHET: Fill an empty sachet bag with dried flowers, herbs or cotton balls. Add: 6-10 drops of Cedarwood (Himalayan) to the sachet filling; close and place the sachet in drawers, or hang in your closet.


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