Essential Oil Profile (139 Kb)

Cedrus atlantica – Warming and cleansing tonic

Therapeutic actions

Antiseptic, astringent, circulatory stimulant, expectorant, diuretic, tonic.

  • Enhances: Calmness, positive attitude, confidence, focus, self empowerment, emotional strength.
  • Reduces: Negativity, fear, nervous tension, vagueness, aggression, conflict, over-sensibility.
  • Respiratory: Asthma, bronchitis, coughs, colds, catarrh, phlegm.
  • Integumentary system: Acne, dermatitis, eczema.
  • Skin: Dandruff, scalp problems, oiliness.
  • Nervous System: Stress, tension.
Methods for use
  • Massage: Use up to 25 drops of Cedarwood or a blend of complementary oils in 50mL of massage oil.
  • Aromatic Bath
  • Vaporiser
Parts used

Wood, stumps, sawdust

Method of extraction

Steam distillation.

Safety precautions

Avoid use during pregnancy. In all other circumstances the oil is considered nontoxic, nonirritant and non-sensitising.