Nootka Tree Essential Oil
Nootka cedar trees come from Alaska and Canada and its name comes from the Nootka Tribe. The tree is important to the indigenous persons of the Pacific Northwest. They use it for their carvings.
- Botanical Family: Cupressaceae
- Other Common Names: Nootka cypress, Alaska cypress, Yellow Cedarwood
- Part of Plant Used: Wood
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: None
- Chemistry: Nootka Tree is comprised of ketones (nootkatone, carvacrol), and sesquiterpenes (nootkatene, valencene).
- Nervous System: energizing and uplifting in the release of emotional turmoil
- Respiratory: great for releasing congestion
- Scent Profile: Mid-Base with a warm, woodsy, citrusy aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Nootka Tree can last up to 200-300 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Woody
- Blends well with: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Cistus, Cedarwood, Cape Chamomile, Clary Sage, German Chamomile, Ginger, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Roman Chamomile, Scots Pine, Silver Fir, Ylang Ylang
- No known safety issues
Products Using Nootka Tree Essential Oil
- Coming soon
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.