Cedarwood, Virginia Oil









Cedarwood, Virginia oil…..The Native Americans used it for respiratory infections, especially those involving an excess of catarrh (inflammation of a mucous membrane, esp. of the respiratory tract, accompanied by excessive secretions). This oil is used as a fixative in perfumery. It’s also used in the isolation of the sesquiterpene cedrene.

Pocahontas Saving John Smith, Illustration, Virginia
Pocahontas Saving John Smith, Illustration, Virginia

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Botanical Name - Juniperus virginiana

Common Method Of Extraction - Steam distilled

Parts Used - Wood

Note Classification - Base

Aroma - Soft, woody, sweet balsamic

Largest Producing Countries – USA

Traditional Use - In North America, Virginia oil has been used for respiratory infections. This oil has also been used as an insect repellant. It's frequently used as the only active perfume ingredient in room sprays, disinfectants, insecticides, cleansers, and other industrial products, household products, etc.

Properties - Antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, circulatory stimulant, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, insecticide, sedative.

Benefits - Acne, arthritis, bronchitis, coughs, cystitis, dandruff, eczema, insect repellant, nervous tension, oily skin, psoriasis, respiratory congestion, rheumatism, sinusitis, stress. Virginia Cedarwood may be diffused into the air as an insect repellant.

Blends Well With - Benzoin, cypress, juniper, patchouli, rose, sandalwood, and vetiver.

Safety Data - Cedarwood, Virginia oil is relatively non-toxic used externally. It can cause acute local irritation and possible sensitization in some. Use this oil in dilution only with care, and in moderation. Avoid this oil during pregnancy. Virgina oil is generally safer to use than Atlas.

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Beautiful Cedar Bough in Winter

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