Cedarwood Atlas Be Essential Oil 10ml

Cedarwood Atlas

Cedarwood Atlas oil is extracted from wood chips, rich in sesquiterpenes, is widely used in cosmetics and health care. It, its tree reaches more than 30 meters, living over 1,000 years. It has general anti-inflammatory properties, is indicated for skin and hair problems, helps with expectoration, favours meditation and stress reduction.


Product Details

Name: Cedarwood Atlas 

Scientific Name: Cedrus atlantica

Method of extraction: Steam distillation

Part of plant: Wood

Country of origin: Morocco

Main Components: beta-Himachalene (49.14%), alpha-Himachalene (17.21%)




For the skin, it is especially indicated against psoriasis, eczema and dermatosis. Can be used on the skin diluted up to 20% with a carrier base oil. It is also widely indicated as a mucolytic and against coughing, improving breathing and helping against chronic bronchitis. Studies have compared similar action to the drug Diclofenac Sodium [1].



This oil has great lipolytic potential in the elimination of localized fat, being an ally in the treatment of cellulite, to stimulate lymphatic drainage and reduce varicose veins. Favors a reduction in edema due to diuretic potential. The association cedarwood with grapefruit oil acts as a decongestant of the lymph nodes and lymphedema [2]. 


Hair health

It is commonly used against Alopecia areata, a hair loss inflammatory disorder. The use of cedarwood atlas essential oil in a mixture of oils allowed improvement in 44% of cases [3]. 


Domestic use

Atlas cedarwood essential oil is effective against moths and is an insect repellent. 


Anxiety and tension

Atlas cedarwood essential oil is suitable for those who suffer from anxiety, stress and tension. [2] 


Urinary system

Can be used in cases of cystitis and urinary tract infections. 


Side effects

It is not recommended for pregnant women and children under 6 years, with the exception of respiratory and skin problems. It is a neurotoxic oil for having ketones and should be avoided in people who have cases of epilepsy. 


How to use

Always use in a maximum dilution of 20%, performing a test on the arm before using it and associated with a carrier oil. Avoid direct use on the skin. 



[1] BENOUAKLİL, Fatouma; HAMAİDİ-CHERGUİ, Fella; SAID, Mohand. Cedrus atlantica M. needles Essential Oil: Active Ingredient of Dermal Cream with Pronounced Anti-Inflammatory Effect. ICOFAAS 2019, p. 106, 2019.

[2] Holmes P. Aromatica: a clinical guide to essential oil therapeutics – Vol. I. Singing Dragon, London, 2016.

[3] Hay IC, Jamieson M, Ormerod AD. Randomized trial of aromatherapy – successful treatment of Alopecia areata. Archives of Dermatology, 1998; 134(11): 1349-1352. Cited in the Aromatherapy Database, By Bob Harris, Essential Oil

[4] Cetin, Huseyin, et al. "Larvicidal effect of Cedrus libani seed oils on mosquito Culex pipiens." Pharmaceutical Biology 47.8 (2009): 665-668.

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