Botanical Name Cedrus atlantica
Common Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Part Typically Used: Wood
Color: Light Golden Yellow
Consistency: Medium and oily feeling
Perfumery Note: Base
Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium – Strong
Aromatic Description: Woody and sweet. Atlas Cedar Oil is a bit sharper than Virginian Cedarwood Oil. The aroma is reminiscent of artificial mothballs.
Atlas Cedarwood Essential Oil Uses: Acne, arthritis, bronchitis, coughing, cystitis, dandruff, dermatitis, stress.
Cedarwood Essential Oil is said to be one of the first crude essential oils to be extracted, and it was one of the oils that the Egyptians used for spiritual embalming purposes.
Aromatically, I love the rich, woody aroma of Atlas Cedarwood Essential Oil. It is a base note that can help hold an otherwise flighty blend together well. Atlas Cedarwood Essential Oil is said to act as an aphrodisiac. It also complements masculine blends.
Atlas Cedarwood Essential Oil is grounding and calming, and it is said to help combat negativity. Atlas Cedarwood is an oil used to reach for at times when faced with chaos or conflict and want a grounding oil for use during meditation or reflecting on the situation.