CAS Number: 8007-20-3 ; 90131-58-1
FEMA Number: 2267
EINECS Number: 290-370-1
Paras Code: PEO1035
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.
Cedarleaf gives a lift to herbal, aromatic and woodland notes. The profile is sharp, fresh, camaphoraceous, woody and green.
Colorless to pale yellow liquid.
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.