Himalayan Cedarwood Essential Oil is very similar to Atlas Cedarwood Essential Oil and they can be substituted for one another. Because it grows in the Himalayan Mountains and is considered sacred, this cedarwood is used more to create sacred places and for energetic healing.
|County of Origin||India|
|Therapeutic Properties||Anti-anxiety, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, CNS tonic, deodorant, diuretic, expectorant, insect repellent, mucolytic|
|Chemical Family||Sesquiterpenes, sesquiterpenols|
|Approx. Shelf Life||6 - 7 years|
|Method of Extraction||Steam Distilled|
History: Himalayan Cedarwood essential oil comes from one of the four true Cedars in the world, the Cedrus deodara is a member of the Pinaceae family and is native to the Himalayas from eastern Afghanistan to Garhwal in northwestern India. Some taxonomists consider this to be a variety of Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani) and some consider it distinctly different. Chemically and biologically this oil can be used as Atlas Cedarwood. It is also a true cedar. Since it is from the Himalayan Mountains and is associated with Tibet, there is a special place for this oil just to have these vibrations in your home
Characteristics: Also called Tibetan Cedarwood, the Himalayan Cedar is a tall, evergreen tree that grows up to 50 meters or more in height. High. It grows extensively on the slopes of the Himalayas in northern India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Aromatic cedar chests have always been used to store woolen articles.
Indications: Used for acne, dandruff, dermatitis, eczema, fungal infections, greasy skin, hair loss, skin eruptions, ulcers, bronchitis, catarrh, arthritis, rheumatism, relieves nervous tension and stress, promotes sleep, mental clarity, helps meditation.
Mode of Administration: Aftershave, bath, massage, meditation, soap.
Safety: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.