Cedrus atlantica is a subspecies of the Lebanon cedar, and was originally found in the North African mountains. It has been used to create natural habitats for numerous endangered species there as well. This is by far the best cedarwood essential oil around, as it is steam-distilled from cedar wood grown only right here in the United States.
Botanical Name: Cedrus atlantica
Origin: Atlas Mountains of North Africa
Extraction: Steam distillation
Plant Part: Wood Aromatic
Scent: Cedarwood Atlas Oil has a sharp, sweet, woody smell that differs from Virginian Cedarwood and slightly resembles balsamic and mothballs.
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Cypress, Copaiba, Cassia, Neroli, Jasmine, Rosemary, Ylang ylang
Cedarwood is known to be very soothing, tranquil, and grounding.
Cedarwood Essential Oil Benefits:
Cedarwood oil has been noted for many different benefits, including health and beauty. Not only could cedarwood aid in skin, scalp, and sleep conditions but it has also been known to be used for its antifungal, antiseptic, insecticidal, and anti-inflammatory properties as well.
Cedarwood is one of the oldest essential oils to be extracted.