Plant origin, natural properties, and common uses of Cedarwood essential oil Cedrus deodora

About it...

Botanical name: Cedrus deodora

Family: Pinaceae


Harvested: India, Morocco

Parts used: wood

Extraction method: steam distillation

Major components of the oil: cedrol, atlantone, cedrene, himachalol, quercetin (with figures)

... The list of specific substances in the plant and their activities


Traditional uses:

The essential oil of himalayan cedar was already used by the Egyptians for embalming, cosmetics, and perfumery.


The insecticidal, antifungal and antimicrobial properties of that oil have been confirmed by recent studies.


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