Cedar wood organic 10 ml
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Where does cedar oil come from?
Cedarwood essential oil is obtained by steam distillation of Atlas cedar (Cedrus atlantica) or Himalayan cedar (Cedrus deodora) wood chips. The coniferous tree Cedrus atlantica belongs to the cedar genus (Cedrus) in the pine family (Pinaceae). The Atlas cedar grows as an evergreen tree and can reach a height of 40 m. It grows in the North African Atlas and Rif mountains at altitudes between 1000 and 1800 m. Growth and appearance of the Atlas cedar are very individual. In young trees, loosely conical with an upright shoot at the top, later often multi-stemmed with an irregular crown and spreading branches. The bark is initially gray and smooth, later scaly, somewhat cracked and dark to black-grey. The bark of the non-hanging branches is densely hairy and yellowish. On old shoots, 1.5 to 2.5 cm long needles grow in clusters and standing, barrel-shaped cones.
Respiratory diseases, colds or cellulite - the versatile effects of cedarwood oil
if room scent the essential cedar oil promises a good atmosphere with a strengthening, calming, centering and revitalizing (toning) effect and was already used by the Egyptians as an air freshener and incense. Cedarwood oil unfolds the relaxing effect in evaporation bowls or aroma lamps.
In the aromatherapy Essential cedarwood oil is used for colds or respiratory diseases because of its disinfecting, expectorant, expectorant and pain-relieving effects. Besides, that shows essential oil circulation-promoting, contracting (astringent) and draining properties that can support the therapy of metabolic disorders, connective tissue weakness and cellulite.
Painted on door and window frames, it can be used to repel ants. As an anti-moth agent, it is often spread on (cedar) wooden balls or rings in cupboards. The intense smell of cedar wood ensures that the tree grows almost pest-free in the wild - a property that also applies to cedar wood oil.
Get rid of a sore throat fast with the help of cedar oil
Due to its special skin compatibility, cedarwood oil is also used for skin irritations, especially oily skin, acne, dandruff and the like. The following properties are assigned to essential Atlas cedarwood oil in the specialist literature: decongesting (lymphatic), draining, stimulating blood circulation, expectorant, analgesic, antiseptic, strengthening the immune system, antispasmodic, astringent, vascular strengthening, skin tightening, regulating.
In the Cosmetics Cedarwood essential oil is often combined with scents of flowers, fruits, herbs and other woods. It is used in skin cleansing products and in shampoos for quickly greasy hair.
Please note that cedarwood oil, like our other essential oils, is a concentrate that should only be used diluted, as well as the instructions under "Application".
Characteristics of the essential oil of cedar wood bio
The oil is a mobile, yellowish-orange liquid. It has a pleasantly spicy-tart, soft, sweetish-warm scent, which is not unlike that of sandalwood and creates a harmonious atmosphere. In terms of length of stay, intensity and effect, it is one of the base notes with a tendency towards heart notes.
The essential cedarwood oil dissolves well in alcohol (1:10, ethanol 90%), vegetable oils and other essential oils. It is almost insoluble in water. Characteristic ingredient is cedrol.
The natural components of the all-natural essential oil include
Contents: 10 ml 100% natural essential oil - 1 ml corresponds to approx. 20 drops
Put 5-8 drops of essential oil in the bowl filled with water in the aroma lamp or wet the aroma stone directly with it. In combination with other essential oils, reduce the amount as desired.
Cedarwood oil is a perfect moth repellent with cotton balls or wooden balls in the cupboard.
Fragrance mixture for air purification in case of a blocked nose and in flu season:
3 drops grapefruit, 2 drops laurel, 2 drops niaouli (or myrtle) and 2 drops cedarwood.
Fragrance mixture to "stay through":
4-6 drops of petitgrain oil Bigaradier and 3-4 drops of cedarwood.
Fragrance mixture for (spring) fatigue:
3 drops cedarwood, 3 drops juniper, 4 drops bergamot. Fragrance mixture in the cold season and to improve the air:
3 drops palmarosa, 3 drops rose geranium, 3 drops niaouli (or cajeput) and 3 drops cedarwood.
Storage: Store away from light at temperatures of 15 to 22 °C and out of the reach of children.
Note the hazard warnings on the label. The bottle has a childproof cap and vertical dropper. To dose the essential oil, hold the bottle upside down so that you can count the individual drops. Depending on the consistency of the oil, it may take some time after opening for the first time until the first drops can be seen.
Caution: Essential oils are concentrates that may only be used diluted! Essential cedarwood oil from the Atlas cedar is well tolerated by the skin. It has a weak abortifacient effect on sensitive people. Therefore do not use during pregnancy and only in the lowest concentration for infants and small children.
Please note that Warnings about cedar oil in the literature often refer to the incorrect declaration of woods such as Thuja occidentalis. Essential oils from thuja plants, which contain the neurotoxin thujone, are mislabeled and sold as cedar oils. However, these have a completely different biochemical composition and mode of action than the cedar wood oil from the Atlas cedar (Cedrus atlantica) offered here.
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