Cedarwood, Virginia (Juniperus virginiana) Essential Oil

virginian cedarwood essential oil profile

Color: pale yellow to orange

Viscosity: Medium

Method of Extraction: Steam distilled

Plant parts: Wood

Countries: USA

Scent: pencilwood, sweet, balsamic, mild

Odor Intensity: Medium low

Blending Note: Base, fixative

Fragrance family: Woody

Blends Well with: Juniper, vanilla, benzoin, vetiver, patchouli, rose

Chemical Notes:  Sesquiterpenes

Properties: antiseptic, astringent, insecticide, sedative, uplifting

Physical Uses: muscle aches and pains, insect repellant, coughs and congestion, rheumatism, arthritis

 

Emotional Uses: Tension, stress

Skin and Hair Care: oily hair and skin, eczema, dandruff

Safety: Avoid during pregnancy ( some say it is abortifacient). May be photo sensitizing. Otherwise generally regarded as safe.

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