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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

Product Code: PEO1035

INCI Name: Thuja Occidentalis Leaf Oil

PART USED Leaves and Twigs

SYNONYMS Thuja occidentalis L.

COMMON NAMES Northern White Cedar, Eastern Arborvitae, Eastern White Cedar, Swamp Cedar

EXTRACTION METHOD Steam Distilled Essential Oil

ORIGIN Canada

NOTE CLASSIFICATION Middle Note

Our organically crafted Cedar Leaf Essential Oil, also known as Thuja Essential Oil, is steam distilled from the fresh green leaves and branches of the Thuja occidentalis coniferous tree, 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. The profile of the Cedar Leaf (Thuja) Oil is sharp, fresh, camaphoraceous, woody and green.

Also known as Arbor vitae and Northern White Cedar, Thuja occidentalis is only a small or medium-sized tree, growing to a height of 15 m (49 ft) tall and is considered a gift to humanity for its myriad uses, among them crafts, construction, and medicine. Cedarleaf branches are harvested from May to November for the distillation of essential oil.

ODOUR PROFILE

Cedar Leaf Essential Oil has potent antibacterial and astringent qualities that may be useful in combatting a variety of chronic skin conditions including acne, psoriasis and eczema. It can assist in the revitalization of dull, congested skin by encouraging healthy microbial balance. Cedar Leaf (Thuja) Oil is also used for its outstanding expectorant properties that makes it a great choice for relieving congestion and easing breathing. This essential oil is also effective at repelling a variety of insects including mosquitos, cockroaches, silver fish and ants.

Emotionally and energetically, White Cedar (Thuja) Oil is often used to help cleanse the mind, body, and spirit, especially when looking to reduce negative emotions. It can also be effective in stimulating mental focus and helps soothe exhaustion.

Documents

Technical Data Sheet (TDS)

Certificate of Analysis (COA)