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Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil 10ml

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Product Details

Name: Cedarwood Atlas 

Scientific Name: Cedrus atlantica

Method of extraction: Steam distillation

Part of plant: Wood

Country of origin: Morocco

Cedarwood Atlas essential oil is derived from the wood chips of the cedar tree and has a warm, woodsy aroma. It is commonly used in aromatherapy to promote a sense of calm and relaxation and to help reduce stress and anxiety.

Cedarwood Atlas essential oil also has natural insect-repellent properties and can be used as a natural alternative to chemical insecticides. In skincare, it can be used to help improve the appearance of acne-prone skin and to help soothe and moisturize dry, irritated skin.

Collapsible content

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]. 


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. 

Other uses

Domestic use

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


It is not recommended for pregnant women and children under 6 years.

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.