Atlas Cedarwood Essential Oil
Atlas Cedarwood is a pyramid-shaped evergreen with cones and needles which grows in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco.
- Botanical Family: Pinaceae
- Other Common Names: Cedarwood
- Part of Plant Used: Wood
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: Atlas Cedarwood is from the same family as Himalayan Cedarwood, and while Texas Cedarwood and Virginia Cedarwood bear the name Cedarwood, they are actually part of the Juniper family.
- Chemistry: Atlas Cedarwood is high in sesquiterpenes β-himachalene, α-himachalene, γ-himachalene.
- Respiratory: soothes seasonal ailments and inflammations
- Nervous system: benefits mental focus and clarity and to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression
- Skin: beneficial for oily skin and normal hair and dry hair, also aids in hair growth or regrowth
- Reproductive: increases testosterone production, supports cervical health
- Pregnancy: supports the respiratory, circulatory, and nervous systems, used in skin and hair care products, and improves focus and relieves stress
- Babies & Children: is beneficial for the skin and hair, supports relief from stress, anxiety, depression, fatigue, and concentration issues
- Emotional: balances and protects emotions to help manage feelings of anxiety, stress, and nervousness
- Spiritual: supports the Third Eye chakra associated with intuition and imagination
- Scent Profile: Base with a warm, woodsy aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Atlas Cedarwood can last up to 192 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Woody
- Blends well with: Balsam Fir, Black Spruce, Blood Orange, Blue Spruce, Cypress, Geranium, Grapefruit, Himalayan Cedarwood, Juniper Berry, Mandarin, Maritime Pine, Orange, Palo Santo, Patchouli, Peppermint, Pinon Pine, Rosemary ct verbenone, Sandalwood, Scots Pine, Sweet Orange, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang
- Blends with Aroma Chemicals, Isolates, and Fragrances for Perfuming: Amber, Bay Rum, Dragon's Blood, Isomuscone, Kentucky Bourbon, Leather, Musk R1, Nag Champa, Rosamusk, Scentenal, Scotch Whiskey, Smoke (Incense), and Suederal
- No known issues
Products Using Atlas Cedarwood Essential Oil
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- Clark, Demetria. Aromatherapy and Herbs for Pregnancy, Birth and Breastfeeding. Book Publishing Company, 2015.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists. “PREGNANCY GUIDELINES: Guidelines for Aromatherapists Working with Pregnant Clients.” International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists , IFPA, 2013, www.ifparoma.org.
- National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy. “Other Safety Considerations: Pregnancy.” National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy, naha.org/explore-aromatherapy/safety#other.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tiran, Denise. Aromatherapy in Midwifery Practice. Singing Dragon an Imprint of Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016.
- Tiran, Denise. “Is It Safe to Use Essential Oils While I'm Pregnant?” BabyCentre UK, BabyCentre Blog, July 2013, www.babycentre.co.uk/x536449/is-it-safe-to-use-essential-oils-while-im-pregnant.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.