Botanical name: Cedrus deodora
Country of origin: India
Cedarwood Himalayan Essential Oil, also called Tibetan Cedarwood, is grown extensively on the slopes of the Himalayas in Northern India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. The ancient Egyptians used Cedarwood Oil for embalming, and in cosmetics and perfumery, and in India it is still used for medicinal applications.
It is reputed to have purifying properties, to promote feelings of relaxation and enhanced mood, and to help maintain healthy circulation.
Steam distilled from wood, Cedarwood Himalayan has a dry, woody aroma, slightly camphoraceous, smoky, and balsamic with a very subtle hint of spice.
Quick and easy recipes:
Cedarwood’s purifying properties make it a useful oil for burning or diffusing. Its woody scent makes it popular in toiletries for men.
For a light aftershave oil for dry or sensitive skin, add 1 drop of Cedarwood, 2 drops of Patchouli and 2 drops of Bergamot to 15 ml of Jojoba oil and apply a few drops to the wet face and pat dry.
To help improve the condition of the scalp and encourage healthy looking hair, add 3 drops each of Cedarwood and Rosemary to 10 ml of Coconut Oil (or 5 ml Coconut and 5 ml Wheat Germ Oil for very dry hair) and massage thoroughly into the scalp. Leave for as long as possible before shampooing out. A few drops can also be used as hair and beard oil.
This product is for external use only. Use well diluted. For topical application, a skin test is recommended prior to use. Avoid contact with eyes. If pregnant or on medication, consult a health-care practitioner before using.
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Cedarwood Himalayan Essential Oil