White Cedar Essential Oil
BOTANICAL NAME: Thuja (Greek - name of a juniper) Occidentalis (Western)
EXTRACTION: Steam distilled
DESCRIPTION: White Cedar oil is distilled from the Eastern or Northern White Cedar Tree. The White Cedar is an evergreen coniferous tree that grows naturally in forests, and is largely found around wetlands in Eastern North America. The leaves and twigs are collected and distilled creating an oil that is colourless to a pale green/yellow and has a sharp, fresh, woody and camphoraceous scent.
KEY COMPONENTS: A-thujone, fenchone, ß- thujone, a-pinene