Chosen especially for its wonderful woody, warm, balsamic aroma, Cedarwood essential oil (Cedrus atlantica) also has a relaxing, calming effect when diffused.
Used topically, it has a surprising number of additional health and wellness benefits besides the aroma.
The aroma typically adds a warm tone to any blend of perfumes or oil mixtures and is comforting, reassuring and possesses a pleasant wood-like aroma.
We choose to use a natural essential oil in our sunscreen instead of any artificial perfume because of a multitude of reasons that include:
Made without any of those hidden nasties you may find in a perfume, natural fragrances are sought after if they are able to be absorbed into your skin without causing you any harm.
Forget rashes and breakouts, this natural essential oil is kind to your skin
Made with an ethically sourced ingredient, without any petroleum derivatives, this natural fragrance is gentle on the environment as well
This wonderful essential oil includes anti-fungal, antiseptic, astringent and even sedative properties. Plus a long list of skin health benefits, as shown below.
Natural Smells Amazing!
While synthetic perfumes mask the natural smell of your skin, natural essential oils can create a more personal and unique scent, depending on the wearer. Made with a pure, genuine floral and herbal ingredient, it smells original and not artificial.
Besides the benefits we obtain from the aroma and the anti-fungal, antiseptic, astringent and even sedative properties, Cedarwood essential oil has the power to improve our skin in many ways:
Cedarwood essential oil has a long history as both an incense and as a perfume.
The Greeks and Romans were known to burn the wood to fragrant the air, while the Egyptians used cedarwood in their embalming processes as well as a perfume ingredient.
It’s also mentioned frequently in the Bible, symbolising a source of protection, wisdom and abundance.
Cedarwood essential oil is extracted through the process of steam distillation from bark pieces of the cedarwood tree.
Cedarwood is basically a plant native to cold climates and is normally found at high altitudes.
The major components of cedarwood essential oil are alpha-cedrene, beta-cedrene, cedrol, widdrol, thujopsene and a group of sesquiterpenes, which contribute a great deal to its medicinal value and health benefits.
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