Himalayan Cedarwood is a large evergreen coniferous tree reaching 40–50 m (131–164 ft) tall, exceptionally 60 m (197 ft) with a trunk up to 3 m (10 ft) in diameter. It has a conic crown with level branches and drooping branchlets. The leaves are needle-like, they vary from bright green to glaucous blue-green in colour.
The botonical name Cedrus deodara, deodara evolved from the word devadāru, a Sanskrit word that translates to "Timber of the gods" – thus the Himalayan Cedar is regarded as a particularly sacred tree in Hinduism. Many shrines and places of worship are built with this sturdy, invulnerable wood.
The tree can be survive in cold winter and thrive for hundreds of years. The strength and power of the tree leading some to believe that the deep and warm Cedarwood aroma encourages the erect posture and the slow, even breathing, feel grounding, that is ideal for meditation.
Benefits: Grounding, strengthening, empowering
D.I.Y Simple and Natural Perfume Recipe
6 drops Cedarwood
2 drops of 1 of your favor essential oil from floral group e.g Rose/Jasmine/Ylang Ylang/Lavender
1 tablespoon Jojoba Carrier Oil
Combine them into a 10ml roll-on glass bottle.
Apply it on behind your ear, inner arms and wrist.
For topical application, refer dilution ratios here.
|Country of Origin
||b-Himachalene, Caryophyllene, Linalool, Limonene|
||woody, warm and balsamic|
|Strength of Initial Aroma
||Bergamot, Cypress, Sandalwood, Rosemary, cinnamon, Juniper, Jasmine, Lime, Lemon, Vetiver, Clary Sage, Pathouli, Ylang ylang and Lavender|
For external use only. Non-toxic, non-irritating, hypoallergenic. Avoid use in pregnancy.