Botanical Name: Cedrus atlantica
Parts Used: Wood & Sawdust
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Aroma Strength: Strong
Oil Consistency: Thin
Scent: Woody and a bit sweet, remind me a slightly of mothballs
CEDARWOOD ATLAS can prevent or even destroy a fungal infection. It kills bacteria and is an insecticidal and mild astringent. Cedarwood Atlas is regularly used in products for acne, eczema, psoriasis, and fungal infections. It is used in blends to ease arthritis and rheumatism, and can treat urinary tract infections. It is a strong antiseptic and decongestant and will help break up mucus when sick. Cedarwood Atlas can also help relieve mild stress.
Quick Tip #1: To treat a skin fungus add 2 -3 drops of Cedarwood Atlas to 1 teaspoon carrier oil. Wipe on the affected area.
Quick Tip #2: Add several drops to a diffuser or use the essential oil in a nebulizer to benefit from its air purifying properties.
- Cedarwood Atlas can stimulate menstruation so it is best to avoid during pregnancy
- Do not ingest this oil
- Can cause skin irritation when used in large quantities