Cedarwood Virginian Essential Oil

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Cedarwood Virginian Essential Oil


The Virginia Cedarwood [Juniperus Virginia] is a slow-growing, coniferous evergreen, reaching heights of 33 metres or so, the diameter of the trunks can reach over 1.5 metres. Has a reddish heartwood and bears brown cones. Also known as Red cedar, it is from the family Cupressaceae. Although this tree is from this family and not from the family Pinaceae, it is still called Virginia Cedar.

Cedarwood Virginian is an important ornamental and timber tree of eastern North America whose fragrant wood is made into cabinets, fence posts, and pencils. Used by native American Indians to treat respiratory infections. A decoction of the leaves, bark, twigs and fruits, is said to help with menstrual delay, rheumatism, arthritis, skin rashes, and kidney infections.


Botanical Name: Juniperus Virginiana

Origin: USA
Family: Cupressaceae

Plant Part: Wood

Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

Note: Base

Colour: Colourless to Pale yellow.

Consistency: Medium

Aromatic Scent: Sweet and woody, sometimes reminiscent of sandalwood.

Aromatic Strength: Strong

Blends Well With: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Jasmine, Juniper, Neroli, Oakmoss, Petitgrain, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Vetiver, and Ylang-Ylang.

Never use pure oils on the skin without diluting, never use internally, keep away from children and eyes, always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.

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