Cedarwood, Virginian

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Main Constituents: 
Cedrol: 22.53% 
Thujopsenene: 20.31%

Botanical Name: Juniperus virginiana

Plant Part: Wood

Extraction Method: Steam Distilled

Origin: USA

Description: The Virginia Cedarwood is a slow-growing, coniferous evergreen, reaching heights of 33 metres or so, the diameter of the trunks can reach over 1.5 metre. It has a reddish heartwood and bears brown cones. Also known as Red cedar, it is from the family Cupressacea. Although this tree is from this family and not from the family Pinacea, it is still called Virginia Cedar.

Color: Pale yellow to brownish liquid.

Consistency: Thin

Aromatic Scent:Cedarwood Virginian scent is sweet and woody, sometimes reminiscent of sandalwood.

Note: Middle

Strength of Aroma: Strong

Blends well with: RosewoodBergamotCypressCassiaJasmine,JuniperNeroliLabdanumFrankincenseClary SageVetiverRosemary,Ylang-ylang.

Common Uses:Cedarwood (Virginian) Essential Oil, has been used to calm nervous tension and states of anxiety, as an expectorant, acting as a mild astringent and useful in treating hemorrhoids, and in deterring moths and other insects. It has very powerful antiseptic, fungicidal and anti-seborrheic properties, and helps with dandruff, hair loss and oily hair. Consumers will also see it in men's toiletries, acne preparations, and in products formulated to relieve muscle and joint pain.

Important Note Cedarwood (Virginian) Oil contains 20% Cedrol which may cause the oil to crystallize over time. The melting point of Cedrol is 86 Celsius. By gently heating the oil, the cedrol liquefies and its solubility is improved for a period of time. It may re-crystallize again in cooler temperatures.

History 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 North American Indians to treat respiratory infections, a decoction of the leaves, bark, twigs and fruits was said to help with rheumatism, arthritis, skin rashes, and kidney infections.

Cautions Non-toxic but may irritate sensitive skin.. Avoid during pregnancy

This oil can become thick or solid at lower temperatures, and may need
to sit in a double-boiler for a few hours to become a workable
consistency. This is due to the naturally occuring cedrol content, which
has a solid crystalline structure. It's melting point is 86 degrees F. 

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As with any manufacturing process,  Essential7 strongly suggest  small lab scale testing for evaluation purposes prior to full commercial manufacturing.

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Additional Details

1.0000 Ounces

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