Himalayan Cedarwood Essential Oil

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Himalayan Cedarwood Essential Oil 100% PureBotanical Name: Cedrus deodara
Plant Family: Pinaceae
Country of Origin: India
Plant Part: Heartwood
Growth Method: Organic, Wild Harvest
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Color: Pale Yellow to Green
Consistency: Medium
Strength of Aroma: Strong

Known as one of the four true Cedars in the world, the Cedrus deodara is a member of the Pinaceae family and is native to the Himalayas from eastern Afghanistan to Garhwal in northwestern India. The tree can grow up to 76 meters high with ascending and spreading branches. Its needle-like leaves are triquetrous, present in whorls and dark green with a silver sheen. Flowers, open in autumn, are cone-like in shape and occur upright on horizontal branches. Similar to other Cedars, the heartwood of Himalayan Cedarwood is highly aromatic and yields about 2.1% of essential oil.

Himalayan Cedarwood essential oil is an excellent choice for treating respiratory problems. It eases coughs and decreases the discomforts of colds and the flu. As an expectorant, it helps expel mucus from the lungs; it also decrease the congestion common with bronchitis and sinusitis.

Himalayan Cedarwood essential oil promotes urination and is useful against urinary tract infections and prostate problems. It tones the urinary tract and may help control incontinence. Its antiseptic action assists in combating infection, particularly cystitis and urethritis.

Himalayan Cedarwood oil also helps to reduce the pain and swelling of arthritis, backache, carpal tunnel syndrome, rheumatism and sciatica. It heals skin rashes, soothes the discomfort and irritation of dermatitis and psoriasis, and fights fungal infections such as athlete's foot.

The scent of Himalayan Cedarwood essential oil is woody and balsamic, with just a touch of spice. Its smoky aroma has a slightly hint of camphor.

Himalayan Cedarwood has a strong, masculine scent that helps relieve stress and nervous tension. It is an excellent aid for meditation and is often used as a tonic for improving the flow of energy in the body. The aroma of Himalayan Cedarwood oil is said to reduce fear and increase confidence.

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Himalayan Cedarwood essential oil is non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing. However, it is best to avoid the use of this oil during pregnancy.

Do not take essential oils internally or use without the guidance of a qualified practitioner. The information provided here is for general use only and is not intended to replace medical diagnosis or treatment. Avoid during pregnancy.

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