This oil is extracted from Cedar tree. Also called as Cedrus, it is a genus of coniferous trees in the plant family Pinaceae. These trees are native to the mountains of western Himalayas and the Mediterranean region, found at altitudes of 1,500–3,200 m in Himalayas and 1,000–2,200 m in Mediterranean.
Cedrus, Virginian red, Eastern red
It can easily mix with benzoin, bergamot, cinnamon, cypress, frankincense, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon, neroli, rose and rosemary.
This oil contains a-cedrene, b-cedrene, thujopsene, other sesquiterpenes, cedrol and widdrol.
This essential oil finds application in products that require resistance to weather, such as shakes and shingle.