Cedar essential oil is made of ground Atlas cedar (Cedrus atlantica, Pinaceae) wood, by using the method of steam distillation. The origin of “MĖTA” Cedar essential oil is Morocco. Cedar essential oil is characterised by a very intensive and stable distinct scent of conifer wood. The scent of cedar essential oil is soothing and relaxing. More»
“MĖTA” cedar essential oil is a plant odor obtained by steam distillation of 100% Cedrus atlantica, Cupressaceae needles, twigs and chopped wood. Cedar has been valued since ancient times, and the trees were used only to build temples, including the Temple of Solomon. Wood is highly valued for construction because it is hard and the natural oils in the wood repel insects. Cedarwood essential oil was one of the earliest to be extracted, and was used by the ancient Egyptians in cosmetic perfumes and in the mummification process.
The origin of “MĖTA” Cedar essential oil is Morocco.
The color of cedar oil can be yellow or amber. The oil is quite viscous, so it freezes at lower temperatures. It has a slightly sweet, oily, woody scent.
The scent of cedar essential oil is soothing and relaxing. The intensity of the scent lasts for a week and longer, so in perfumery it is classified as a base note.
Cedar oil warms, also regenerates, tones, soothes and lifts. The balanced nature of the last two properties makes it an excellent aromatherapy helper in times of nervous tension, chronic anxiety, depression and fatigue; it can be added to massage and bath oil mixtures and used for inhalations, and is also a pleasant room fragrance.
Perfect for use with:
essential oils of Bergamot, Nutmeg, Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Jasmine, Juniper, Mimosa, Rose, Rosemary, other citrus fruits.
Methods and amounts of use:
Aromatic bath: essential oils are insoluble in water, thus dissolve 10-30 drops of essential oil mix in a glass of milk, kephir, yoghurt, cream, a tablespoon of plant oil or some honey and then pour the mixture into your bath.
Massage: 10-15 drops of essential oil mix into 2 tablespoons of plant oil.
Sauna: 15 drops of essential oil mix into 10 l of hot water for soaking besoms.
Aromatic lamp: 4-5 drops for 5 sq. m. area. For daily use (don’t forget to add warm water).
Facial steam bath: 2-3 drops into 1 l hot water.
Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on cosmetic products, identifies the following allergens:
Cedar essential oil contains limonene.
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