Country of Origin: India
Cultivation Method: Wild Crafted
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled Wood
Aromatic Description: This oil is quite different from Virginian Cedarwood. Its sweet, woody aroma with a camphoraceous note improves as the oil ages.
Perfumery Note: Middle
Aromatherapy Properties: (Uses) Cedarwood Himalayan is a tall, evergreen tree up to 50 m high, occasionally more. It grows extensively on the slopes of the Himalayas in northern India, Pakistan and Afghanistan and is often the most important conifer at elevations of 1650-2400 m. Most of the oil is consumed domestically. This oil is obtained by steam distillation. In India, Himalayan Cedarwood oil has been shown to possess insecticidal and antifungal properties and to have some potential for control of fungal deterioration of spices during storage. Using this essential oil in a blend will help the blend them to last longer.
Blends well with: Bergamot, Rosewood (Indian), Cypress, Cassia, Cistus, Juniper Berry, Neroli, Mimosa Absolute, Lavandin, Clary Sage, Vetiver, Rosemary, Ylang Ylang I, and Oriental and Flower bases.
Wild Crafted: This oil is Wild Crafted. Wild Crafted Oils are usually organic but not certified, normally because there is no certifying agency in the area where it is grown. Wild crafted oils are grown wild, without the use of fertilizers or pesticides grown naturally in areas where the plants are native to the region. Not commercially cultivated.
General Safety Information: Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you’ve never used before.