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Himalayan Cedarwood Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Cedrus deodara
  • CAS #: 8000-27-9
  • Color & Odor: Yellowish to brownish yellow viscous liquid with a dry woody aroma, slightly camphoraceous, smoky, balsamic, very subtle with a hint of spice.
  • Solubility: soluble in water
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Parts Used: Wood
  • Note Classification: Base
  • Specific Gravity: 0.97200 to 0.98300 @ 25.00 °C.
  • Optical Rotation: + 480 to + 700
  • Refractive Index: 1.51400 to 1.52900 @ 20.00 °C
  • Flash Point: 175.5 °F
  • Major Constituents: Himachalene, Himachalol, Alohimachalol, Deodrone, Iso-Alohimachalol & Atlantone.
  • Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
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What is Himalayan Cedarwood Essential Oil?

Himalayan Cedarwood Essential Oil or also known as “Deodar Oil” is a type of oil extracted from the wood of Cedarwood/deodar tree, Generally found in Himalayan regions of India.

Used for centuries in India, ancient Egypt, and different other regions, the himalayan cedarwood essential oil have been part of many religious beliefs and traditions for hundreds of years. In India in particular, himalayan cedarwood is considered a holy wood, used to build temples and altars and in religious blessings and ceremonies. Cedarwood oil is also known as the “Oil of Gods”

Aromatic Profile of Cedarwood Essential Oil – How Does It Smell?.

The oil has strong aroma, often used as middle note in perfumery. It has a dry woody, slightly camphoraceous and smoky aroma.

Blending Properties of Himalayan Cedarwood Oil:

The oil blends well with Rosewood, Bergamot, Cypress, Cassia, Jasmine oil, Juniper berry essential oil, Neroli, Labdanum, Frankincense, Clary Sage, Vetiver essential oil, Rosemary oil, Ylang-ylang essential oil.



Safety & Precautions

Himalayan cedarwood essential oil is generally considered as safe to use, with minimal concerns for any of toxicity.

Can It be Applied Directly on Skin?

Before using the oil on your skin directly, it is recommended to undergo a quick patch skin test to be sure you don’t have an adverse reaction.

Moreover, dilute it with some carrier oil or water when you want to apply it on skin topically to ensure the safest results.

Important: Always be sure you are buying Himalayan cedarwood essential oil as there is a type of “cedar leaf oil” which can toxic and comes from a different species of cedar.


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