Also called Tibetan Cedarwood, the Himalayan Cedar is a tall, evergreen tree that grows up to 50 meters or more in height. It grows extensively on the slopes of the Himalayas in northern India, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Aromatic cedar chests have always been used to store woolen articles.
Perfume Key Qualities: Reviving, refreshing, calming, soothing, uplifting, sedative, regulating, balancing and anti-depressant.
Ayurveda Medicine: Balances the Pitta docha, decreases the Kapha docha and increases the Vata docha.
Therapeutic properties: Cedarwood has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, fungicidal, insecticidal, mucolytic and sedative properties.
Cedarwood helps us to get back in touch with our true reality by affirming. It is grounding. Cedarwood can be used to clear and cleanse a room of negativity and bring in positive energy. It clears and steadies the mind and promotes a calm meditative state to better receive healing energy. It strengthens the connection with the Divine. It helps one to maintain a sense of balance and control in life. Cedarwood enhances spirituality. Cedarwood enhances stability, integrity and solidarity in all things.
Part used: Wood
CAS Number: 68990-83-0
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Colour: A yellowish to brownish yellow thin liquid.
Strength of Aroma: A middle note of woody, slightly sweet/smoky aroma.
Dilution of oil is always recommended. May cause skin irritation in some individuals and a skin test is recommended prior to use. Store into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life. Do not use during pregnancy.
These statements have not been evaluated by Food and Drugs Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease(s).
The information has been extracted from books written by Beverely Hawkins, (West Coast Institute of Aromatherapy) Vancouver, Canada.
Hawkins, B. (1999). West Coast Institute of Aromatherapy.
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