Texas Cedarwood Essential Oil
Texas Cedarwood comes from the United States though it belongs to the Juniper family.
- Botanical Family: Cupressaceae
- Part of Plant Used: Wood
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: There are several types of Cedarwood: Atlas Cedarwood, Himalayan Cedarwood, Port Orford Cedarwood, and Virginia and Texas Cedarwood, which are not true Cedars, but are from the Juniper family.
- Chemistry: Texas Cedarwood is mainly comprised of aldehydes (thujopsenal) and sesquiterpene alcohols (α-cedrol).
- Immune System: supports the immune system
- Respiratory: soothes respiratory ailments
- Nervous System: calms feelings of stress and helps to improve focus; promotes relaxation and sleep
- Skin: cleanses and restores the skin, hair, and scalp
- Scent Profile: Base note with a soft balsamic woodsy aroma.
- Longevity: The aroma of Texas Cedarwood can last up to 392 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Woody
- Blends well with: Black Spruce, Carrot Seed, Cedarwood, Clary Sage, Copaiba, Frankincense, Hemlock, Lavender, Myrrh, Neroli, Palo Santo, Patchouli, Rosemary ct cineole, Sandalwood, Vetiver
- Some sources report that it should not to be used during pregnancy or if you're planning to become pregnant.
Products Using Texas Cedarwood Essential Oil
- 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.