Species: Cudrus Alantica Bark
Method: Steam distillation
Note Classification: Base
Scent: Sweet, woody, almonst balsamic
Extracted From: Wood
Historical: The ancient Egyptians used oil from the Lebanese cedar for embalming, cosmetics and perfumery. The wood oil was known to repel ants, moths and other insects.
Of Interest: The oil was one of the ingredients of mithridat – a renowned poison antidote. It is often used in incense. Used in cosmetics and soaps. Men’s fragrances.
Aromatherapy Properties: Good for skin-care and therespiratory system. Can be used to treat nervous and stress-related conditions. Good for arthritis and rheumatism.
Blends Well With: Sandalwood, Rose, Juniper, Cypress, Vetiver, Patchouli, Benzoin, & Citrus oils
Safety Data: May cause local irritation in some people. Always dilute. Avoid if pregnant.