Cedarwood, Himalayian - Cedrus deodora

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.

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County of Origin India
Botanical Family Pinaceae
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
Plant Parts Wood
Note Classification Base
Method of Extraction Steam Distilled

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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.

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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.

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Subtle Aromatherapy:

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.

 

References:
Battaglia, S.  The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy. The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Australia, 2005
Tisserand R. Young R.  Essential Oil Safety, second edition.  Churchhill Livingstone, UK, 2013
Sheppard-Hanger S. The Aromatherapy Practitioner Reference Manual.  Atlantic Institute of Aromatherapy, USA, 2000
Caddy R. Essential Oils in Colour.  Amberwood Publishing, UK, 2005
Lawless J. The encyclopaedia of Essential Oils.  Element Books Limited, GB, 1992
Caddy R. the Essential Blending Guide.  Amberwood Publishing, UK, 2007
Weaver W.W. Sauer’s Herbal Cures.  Routledge, UK, 2001
World Wide Web Encyclopeadia Britannica. USA, 2014
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Safety Considerations:
        Do not take essential oils internally.
        Do not apply to eyes, sensitive areas or mucous membranes.
        Do not apply undiluted to skin (for directions on proper dilution refer to an aromatherapy text).
        The information on this website is not intended to diagnose or prescribe.
        Pregnant women, nursing mothers and children should not use essential oils without first consulting a healthcare provider.
        The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the FDA.
        You should not use this information for treating a health problem or disease or to make a self-diagnosis.
        Contact your Health Care provider immediately if you suspect that you have a medical problem.
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    Cedarwood, Himalayian - Cedrus deodora

    Cedarwood, Himalayian - Cedrus deodora

    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.

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