Light golden yellow viscous transparent liquid with woody, sweet, slight aroma
Description : The trees grows upto 30 m, single-stemmed, crown narrowly erect to conical, round or flattened. Bark is brown, exfoliating in thin strips, that of small branchlets (5-10 mm diam.)
Constituents & Specifications : Cedarwood oil has various chemical compounds that include atlantone, caryophyllene, cedrol, cadinene, a-cedrene, b-cedrene, thujopsene, other sesquiterpenes and widdrol. Specific Gravity : 0.97200 - 0.98300 @ 25°C Refractive Index : 1.51400 - 1.52900 @ 20°C
Properties : Antiseborrhoeic, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, fungicide insecticidE and tonic. It has a calming and soothing effect on the mind and is of great help in conditions associated with anxiety and nervous tension
Benefits & Uses :
Cedarwood oil benefits the skin by its sedating ability which relieves itching. Its astringent action is great for acne, oily skin as well as for hair and dandruff.
It is useful for chest and urinary infections, arthritis and rheumatism.
This high graded fragrance oil is excellent to scent candles, freshen potpourri, in soap making, massage oils and bath oil and high class perfumery.
Cedarwood is excellent repellent used for mothproofing and other insects.