tinderbox essential oil cedarwood (atlas) 15ml


Cedrus atlantica

Cedarwood atlantica (also known as Cedarwood Atlas) is native to the Atlas Mountains of Morocco and Algeria; the evergreen tree belongs to theAbietaceae plant family and grows up to four metres height. It is shaped like a pyramid and has oval cones and grey-green needles. The essential oil is extracted and distilled from the aromatic wood of the tree and is produced in Morocco and Lebanon.

Atlas cedarwood oil works well as a fixative in natural perfume because of its tenacity in the dry down. The oil is pale yellow to light orange in colour and is viscous.

Aroma: Base Note.

Perfume: A warm, dry and woody scent that is sweeter than other cedarwood oils. It is very rich, balsamic and highlighted with sweet honey-like fruit notes.

Blends well with: bergamot, cinnamon, cypress, frankincense, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon, neroli, rose, vetivert, rosemary.

Part of plant used: wood

Type of extraction: steam distilled

Origin of Raw Material: Morocco, Country of Manufacture: France

Also known as: Atlas Cedarwood

Precautions: Avoid during pregnancy. May cause allergies in sensitive individuals. Do not use in high concentrations on young children.

Packaging: recyclable blue glass bottle

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