Botanical Name: Cedrus atlantica Country of Origin: Morrocco Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Type of Cultivation: Wild Crafted Constituents: Beta-Himachalene 43.5% Alpha-Himachalene 15.50% Gamma-Himachalene 10.50% Sesquiterpene Hydrocarbons 7.50% Sesquiterpene alcohols 2.00% Delta-Cadinene 1.90% Alpha-Gurjunene 1.70%
- Its properties are an arterial regenerative and a lymphotonic. It aids in the removal of body fat and is used externally for cellulite and the retention of fluid in the tissue. Also known as Atlas Cedar, It is also used for the respiratory system. A drop in a half cup of water may be helpful when gargled for sore throat. Its main constituents are good for the respiratory system due to its expectorant properties, easing conditions such as bronchitis, coughs and colds. This oil may be beneficial in the treatment of kidney and bladder disorders. Its antiseptic properties make it an ideal remedy for bladder and kidney infections and for cystitis. The oil may help clear chronic conditions such as dermatitis and psoriasis. It would make a good hair tonic and effective for treating seborrhea of the scalp, dandruff and alopecia. Cedarwood Atlas is calming and soothing with sedative effects similar to Sandalwood.