Cedarwood Himalayan Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Cedarus deodora
Plant Part: Wood
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Origin: The Himalayas of India
Description: Cedarwood Himalayan is a tall, evergreen tree up to 50 m high, occasionally more. It grows extensively on the slopes of the Himalayas in northern India, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Color: Pale yellow green
Aroma Strength: Strong
Blends well with: Blends well with the citrus oils, giving them a base note that very nicely complements them. Also with Rosemary, Chamomile, Eucalyptus and many more.
Aromatic Scent: Cedarwood Himalayan has a dry – woody aroma, slightly camphoraceous, smoky, balsamic. Very subtle with a hint of spice.
History: Also called Tibetan Cedarwood. The ancient Egyptians already used this oil, namely to embalm, for cosmetics and perfumery.
Cautions: Non-toxic, non-irritant. Avoid during pregnancy.