Detox Massage Oil
Product Code: VRINEO0006028  
Botanical Name Cedrus deodora
Common Name Tibetan Cedarwood, Atlas Cedar
Country of Origin India
Solubility soluble in water
Specific Gravity 0.97200 to 0.98300 @ 25.00 °C.
Optical Rotation + 480 to + 700
Refrective Index 1.51400 to 1.52900 @ 20.00 °C
PlantPart Wood
Bland With Rosemary, Eucalyptus, Chamomile and Citrus Oils.
CAS No 8000-27-9
Flash Point 75 °C
Extraction Method Steam Distilled


Known by the botanical name Cedrus deodora, Cedarwood Himalayan extract is derived from wood part through steam distillation method. When extracted, it has yellowish to brownish yellow viscous liquid color. It is well known for its antiseptic, anti-seborrheic, anti-putrescent, aphrodisiac, diuretic, expectorant, astringent, fungicidal properties. There are several ‘cedarwood’ essential oils extracted from trees of the Cupressaceae family and traded in commerce, but these oils are not as commonly used in aromatherapy as the familiar ‘atlas’ and ‘virginian’ types. For example, Chinese cedarwood (Juniperus funebris), Texas cedarwood (Juniperus ashei) and Himalayan cedarwood (Cedrus deodara) are all used in the fragrance industry, but for various reasons they are not commonly used therapeutically.


The ancient Egyptians prized this oil, mostly for embalming purposes, but also for cosmetics and perfumery, and Solomon's Temple was built with Cedar Wood. Cedar chests have always been used to store woolen articles and protect them from the larvae of clothes moths. Today, numerous herbal and pet shampoos and natural insect repellents contain Cedarwood Oil as an active ingredient. Cedar trees in general have a long history of use for furniture and buildings as well as in various herbal remedies and aromatherapy preparations. According to the Old Testament, King Hiram of Tyre sent cedar wood from Lebanon to King Solomon for the construction of the Temple in Jerusalem. Cedar wood has also been used for centuries to line closets or make chests to protect clothing from moths. The fragrant wood was also used by Native Americans as well as the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans as an ingredient in incense blends. Cedrus atlantica (Atlas Cedar) is a large, beautiful, evergreen, blue coloured or bluish green coloured tree. The colour of this plant is due to the colour of the foliage. It is a long tree with a pyramid shaped crown with few open branches but can be spreading when mature. It is planted along the roadside, street walks, sidewalks, etc to enhance scenic beauty. It has glossy and cylindrical cones that mature in September and October.

Color & Aroma

Color : Yellowish to brownish yellow viscous liquid with a dry woody aroma, slightly camphoraceous, smoky, balsamic, very subtle with a hint of spice,

Aroma : Cedarwood Himalayan has a dry woody aroma, slightly camphoraceous, smoky, balsamic, very subtle with a hint of spice.


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Himalayan Cedarwood Essential Oil has in it antiseptic, anti-seborrheic, anti-putrescent, aphrodisiac, diuretic, astringent, expectorant, mucolytic, fungicidal, sedative (nervous), stimulant (circulatory) properties. Atlas Cedar plant is traditionally used to treat diseases like arteriosclerosis, water retention, lymphatic damage, etc in many parts of the world. In the United states, this plant is grown as ornamental plant and for landscaping purposes. In North Africa, it is used for production of essential oils (Cedarwood oil) and medicine. In Algeria and Morocco, the plants are left undisturbed as it prevents soil erosion and also used as medicine to treat skin and hair problems. The antiseptic and fungicidal nature of Atlas Cedar it is effectively used against skin problems and hair problems. Essential oil derived from this plant is anti-spasmodic, insecticidal and sedative in nature and thus used to treat several diseases. Atlas Cedar oil is used to treat acne, psoriasis and eczema. It is also used to smoothen skin. It is used to treat dandruff and prevents hair loss. The anti-bacterial nature is used against tuberculosis, bronchitis and gonorrhea. It also boosts respiratory system and can be used to treat cold and cough. It removes mucus from the respiratory tract and clears the system. Atlas Cedar oil is also used to regulate menstruation and stimulates blood flow. The menstrual cramps can be relieved by this oil.

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