Cedarwood, Virginia (Juniperus virginiana) Essential Oil

Cedarwood, Virginia (Juniperus virginiana) Essential Oil

Quick Facts
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

Summary of Benefits and Cautions

physical uses and benefits
Properties: antiseptic, astringent, insecticide, sedative, uplifting
Physical Uses: muscle aches and pains, insect repellant, coughs and congestion, rheumatism, arthritis
emotional uses and benefits
Emotional Uses: Tension, stress
skin and hair
Skin and Hair Care: oily hair and skin, eczema, dandruff
safety
Safety: Avoid during pregnancy (some say it is abortifacient). May be photo sensitizing. Otherwise generally regarded as safe.
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