Cedarwood - Conventional Essential Oil blood cedar - Juniperus virginiana L., fam. Cupressaceae - Virginia
Botanical NameJuniperus virginiana L., fam. Cupressaceae
Part of PlantHeartwood
Extraction MethodSteam distillation
Country of OriginUSA
DescriptionBlood Cedarwood oil has an amazing, woody, smoky aroma with a beautiful dark red color. The deep color is a great choice for many colored soaps. Interestingly, the rich hue to due to the heartwood of older trees, and alternatively, the superior aroma. One key natural constituent, cedrol, is quite high in Blood Cedarwood oil. When blended with Citronella, Blood Cedarwood oil can be used as a mosquito-repellent. It also blends well with Patchouli, Sandalwood, and Vetiver and can act as a fixative in some blends.
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