Cedarwood – Cedrus Atlantica
Astringent, antiseptic and relaxing. Cedarwood Atlas essential oil is steam distilled from the wood of the tree, and is a strong antiseptic oil with astringent properties that makes it ideal for teenage spots and greasy skin. It blends very well with tea tree, making it a broad-spectrum antiseptic treatment with a more pleasing aroma than using just tea tree alone.
When used in massage, Cedarwood Atlas helps to ease the muscular aches and pains associated with strenuous exercise or gardening etc. In common with several other essential oils, this oil imparts both a relaxing effect on the mind whilst simultaneously bringing a stimulating and strengthening action to the body.