Botanical name Cedrus atlantica
Synonyms Atlantic cedar, Moroccan cedar
Description / Color / Consistency A thin, golden yellow to orange or brown liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma A middle note of strong aroma, Cedarwood Atlas Oil has a woody, sweet, scent that is sharper than Virginian Cedarwood, and slightly reminiscent of mothballs.
Blends With Rosewood, Bergamot, Cypress, Cassia, Jasmine, Juniper, Neroli, Labdanum, frankincense, Clary Sage, Vetive, Rosemary, Ylang-Ylang.
Cedrus atlantica, commonly called atlas cedar, is an evergreen conifer that is native to the Atlas Mountains in northern Africa (Morocco and Algeria). It is one of the true cedars. It basically grows over time to 40-60’tall. Growing habit is usually loose pyramidal when young, becoming more flat-topped with long spreading branches with age. Needles are curved toward the tip and appear in tufted clusters. Young shoots are downy. Cylindrical cones. Needles of this tree range in color, both in the wild and in seedbeds, from dark green to silvery-blue.
Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
b-Himachalene oxide 0–1.6%
a-Dehydroar himachalene 0.6–1.2%3