Cedarwood Chinese Essential Oil

(Cupressus funebris)

Product Code:EOCEDC

Chinese Cedarwood, also known as Chinese Weeping Cypress, is an evergreen coniferous tree is grown in the foothills of SW and Central China. A medium sized tree of about 20-35 metres in height. The wood is collected and steam distilled to offer this Essential Oil.

It is suggested, that the Chinese Cedarwood tree is very tolerant of hot dry conditions, but is susceptible to insect damage in a succession of dry seasons, as well as intense windy conditions. It also seems to be short-lived, though the cones can remain closed on the tree for a number of years, opening after the heat of a forest fire to scatter their seeds which then germinate and grow rapidly in the ashes of the fire. 

Cedarwood has long history of use throughout the world. Initially, the Egyptians would infuse the oil in the deceased in addition to using it for perfumes and incense. The Tibetans diffuse the oil throughout temples as it is considered  centering and relaxing. Numerous herbal and pet shampoos and natural repellents contain Cedarwood Oil as an active ingredient. Cedar chests have always been used to store woollen articles and protect them from the larvae of clothes moths. The oil and wood are also used to prepare incense in China, and is cultivated as a timber crop in China. 

Chinese Cedarwood is sought after not only for its aromatic qualities but also for the therapeutic benefits. Helpful in the cosmetic and skin care, it is considered to be helpful with skin tightening  and to improve skin complexion. It is also thought to stimulate the immune system and purify the air. The oil has been used for fungal growths, muscular aches and pains, removing warts, rheumatism, skin afflictions. Its scent promotes tranquillity and combats negative thoughts. Cedarwood oil is also considered an effective insect repellent.

 

Safety Precaution : Should be avoided during pregnancy.


Blends well with : Rosewood, Bergamot, Cypress, Cassia, Jasmine, Neroli, Rosemary, and Ylang Ylang.


FACT : The Tibetans diffuse the oil throughout temples as it is considered  centering and relaxing. Numerous herbal and pet shampoos and natural repellents contain Cedarwood Oil as an active ingredient. Cedar chests have always been used to store woolen articles and protect them from the larvae of clothes moths. The oil and wood are also used to prepare incense in China, and is cultivated as a timber crop in China.

$13.75

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