Botanical Name: Juniperus virginiana
Plant Part: Wood
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin pale yellow to brownish liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A
middle note of strong aroma, this oil has a sweet and woody scent, and
sometimes reminiscent of sandalwood. It is softer than that of Cedarwood
Atlas, but stronger than that of Cedarwood Texas.
Blends With: Rosewood, Bergamot, Cypress, Cassia, Jasmine, Juniper, Neroli, Labdanum, Frankincense, Clary Sage, Vetiver, Rosemary, Ylang-ylang.
Product Abstract: The Virginia Cedarwood is a
slow-growing, coniferous evergreen, reaching heights of 33 metres. It
has a reddish heartwood and bears brown cones. Also known as Red Cedar,
it is from the family Cupressacea. Originally used by native North
Americans, Cedar is an important ornamental and timber tree of eastern
North America whose fragrant wood is made into cabinets, fence posts,
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only.
May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is
recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
NOTE: This oil may form crystals during transit or storage. Gentle warming in a hot water bath and stirring may be required.