Cedarwood (Himalayan) oil

From Himalayan cedar wood Cedrus deodora.


Ingredients: cedrus deodara wood oil (100% pure Himalayan cedar essential oil).

Country of origin of raw material: India.

Essential oil quality certificates: COSMOS APPROVED “Ecocert raw materials” (organic and natural cosmetics), MyClimate (100% sustainability, environmentally neutral production process).

Method of extraction: essential oil is extracted by steam distillation from the wood of Himalayan cedars Cedrus deodora.

Aroma: sweet, woody, slightly smoky with a balsamic base.

Himalayan cedar grows on moist mountain slopes at an altitude of 1,500-3,200 m and has been used for the production of incense since ancient times and is famous among aromatherapy enthusiasts for its special balsamic aroma. Its deep and warm aroma is perfect for relaxation and meditation.

Himalayan cedar essential oil is important in the cosmetic and perfume industries and is widely used in soap fragrances in India and Nepal as it is believed to kill unwanted microorganisms and fungi [1]. Has a soothing effect on the skin, recommended for damaged, reddened and irritated skin [2]. This essential oil has no restrictions according to IFRA recommendations when used in cosmetics, so it can be used pure on a small area, ensuring that it does not cause an individual allergic reaction.

Himalayan cedar essential oil can be used as an additive to cosmetics for acne and pimples, as well as hair care for dandruff.

Himalayan cedar oil contains many specific monoterpenes, which are attributed to the anti-fungal effects observed in studies with some plant phytofungi. The effective concentration starts with just 1 drop per liter of homogeneous solution.

Himalayan cedar essential oil is noted for its insecticidal properties in regions of its natural distribution, where it is applied to the feet of horses, cows and other animals to ward off flies and other insects. In studies, this oil has shown effectiveness against a wide variety of insect species, including mealybugs and moths [3].

✓ for face and body care – mix 3-7 drops of essential oil with 10-15 g of base (e.g. carrier oil – almond, grape seed, etc.)
✓ for acne – it can be used pure on problem areas
✓ for hair care – mix 4-10 drops of essential oil with 10-15 g of base
✓ baths – mix 5-8 drops of essential oil with 1 tablespoon of milk, honey, sea or table salt, add to a full bath of water. The duration of the procedure is 10-15 minutes.
✓ essential oils can be vaporized in a diffuser or aroma lamps.

Contraindications: do not use in case of individual intolerance. Before using essential oils, it is necessary to check whether the inhaled or applied oil will not cause an individual allergic reaction!

Analytical quality control:

Kokybės kontrolė Hymalayan cedar wood essential oil (GCMS analysis)
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