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CEDAR LEAF (THUJA) OIL


CEDAR LEAF (THUJA) OIL

Thuja occidentalis

REFERENCES

CAS Number: 8007-20-3 ; 90131-58-1

FEMA Number: 2267

EINECS Number: 290-370-1

Paras Code: PEO1035

PART USED Leaves

COMMON NAMES Northern White Cedar, Eastern Arborvitae

EXTRACTION METHOD Steam Distillation

ORIGIN Canada

NOTE CLASSIFICATION Middle Note

INTRODUCTION

Thuja occidentalis is an evergreen coniferous tree belonging to the Cyprus family. Also known as White Cedar or Cedar, the tree is native to the Northeast region of the United States and the Southeast part of the Canada where it grows naturally in moist forest and near cliffs. Cedarleaf branches are harvested from May to November.

ODOUR PROFILE

Cedarleaf gives a lift to herbal, aromatic and woodland notes. The profile is sharp, fresh, camaphoraceous, woody and green.

PHYSICAL APPEARANCE

Colorless to pale yellow liquid.

REPORTED BENEFITS

A decoction of the leaves is indicated to relieve coughs, fever and bronchial infections. Applied as an ointment, Cedarleaf is effective in the treatment of rheumatism. Cedarleaf was used as incense by ancient civilizations.

Documents

Technical Data Sheet (TDS)

Certificate of Analysis (COA)