Virginian Cedarwood Essential Oil, Juniperus virginiana, is actually a member of the juniper family. It is the source for most of the cedarwood essential oil available.
Aromatically, Virginian Cedarwood Essential Oil is a base note. It possesses a beautifully deep, rich, woody aroma that resembles the scent of cedarwood closets. It is a highly versatile essential oil that tends to be an aromatic favorite among men.
Emotionally, Virginian Cedarwood Essential Oil is a very grounding oil. It is a good choice for inclusion within blends intended to support relaxation and a sense of calm.
Within skin care applications, Virginian Cedarwood Essential Oil can be helpful in blends intended to help combat oily skin. It is also helpful in supporting a healthy respiratory system. Insects tend to dislike the aroma of Virginian Cedarwood Essential Oil, and that is one of the reasons why the wood has been used to make closets and to make cedarwood balls for use in long term clothing storage. It can act as a fixitive within perfumery and fragrancing applications.
This Virginian Cedarwood Essential Oil is a rectified essential oil that is virtually clear to pale yellow in color. It contains no additives or solvents. The wood used in the production of our Virginian Cedarwood Essential Oil has never been exposed to agricultural or industrial chemicals. It is sustainably sourced from a distiller that uses only untreated scraps of Juniperus virginiana cedarwood procured from local sawmills.
Our Virginian Cedarwood Essential Oil possesses a characteristic Virginian Cedarwood aroma. It is a beautiful and economical choice for use within soap making and fragrancing applications.
Below is a summary of the primary constituents present within our Virginian Cedarwood Essential Oil:
- a-Cedrene (Sesquiterpene): 37%
- Thujopsene (Sesquiterpene): 16%
- Cedrol (Sesquiterpenol): 14%
- B-Cedrene (Sesquiterpene): 8%
*Typical Shelf Life begins on the date of manufacture and is defined as the typical shelf life of an ingredient when it is stored and handled properly. The Typical Shelf Life is offered as a general guideline. It should not be considered to be an expiration date. Many ingredients are usable beyond the stated date, especially when stored and handled very carefully.