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!
Botanical Name: Cedrus deodara
Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Wood
Synonym: Deodar Cedarwood
Blends Well With: Patchouli, Sandalwood, and woods
Aroma: Rich, woody, warm, earthy, and slightly-sweet
Color: Clear - Pale Yellow
**Euro droppers are not included with 100 ml bottles**
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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