Effects: Strengthening and powerful.
Aroma: Base note.
This tree grows in southern Europe, the Orient and North America. Cedarwood gum was used by the Egyptians many years ago as an important ingredient in the mummifying process.
May irritate sensitive skins. Do not use during pregnancy.
Steam distillation of the wood as well as the sawdust.
- Nervous tension.
- Certain skin conditions such as eczema.
Cedarwood is good for acne, and oily skin and when blended with rosemary and eucalyptus is used as a treatment for dandruff. It has a calming effect on the nervous system. May be helpful for arthritic and rheumatic pains.