Cedarwood Essential Oil (Atlas)
Cedarwood Essential Oil (Cedrus atlantica has a wonderful sweet, woody scent that was originally extracted for embalming purposes. The oil is steam distilled from the trunk and branches sourced from Morocco. Use at a maximum of 1.5% in leave on products such as creams and lotions. Atlas Cedarwood is reputed to be of benefit to acne, arthritis, bronchitis, coughing, cystitis, dandruff, dermatitis and stress. It is said to tighten the pores of the skin and even out the skin tone and when used in face washes, lotions and moisturisers can aid oily skin Used in shampoo it may stimulate hair follicles and relieve dry and itchy scalp.
Botanical name: Cedrus atlantica
Method of extraction: Steam Distillation
Plant part used: Trunk and branches