- by Brandon Kilthau
- 30 Mar 2017
Cedarwood Essential Oil
Cedarwood, Himilayan - Botanical Name: Cedrus deodora, is often used for its aromatic properties, especially in aromatherapy. It has a characteristic woody odour which may change somewhat in the course of drying out.
The botanical name, which is also the English common name, derives from the Sanskrit term devadāru, which means "wood of the gods", a compound of deva "god" and dāru "wood, tree".
Essential Oil (EO) - are strongly scented oils that are created through the distillation of plant materials. Most commonly derived from the flowers, leaves or stems of a plant, they may also be derived from fruit or the skin of a fruit.