Texas Hill Cedar
TEXAS HILL CEDAR ESSENTIAL OIL
Size: 5 ml. Violet glass bottle
Botanical Name: Juniperus mexicana
Method: Distilled from the heartwood of wild cedar trees in Texas hill country
NOTE: This is the wood that is used to line cedar chests and boxes - the oil smells much like the cedar chest!
• Antiseptic • Antispasmodic • Astringent • Circulatory Stimulant • Dandruff • Dermatitis • Diuretic • Decongestant • Expectorant • Immune Stimulant • Insecticidal • Lymphatic decongestant, stimulant • Nervine • Sedative • Kidney & Adrenal Tonic
External–topical application, massage, skin applications, bath
Top note: Sweet, woody, resinous “cedar chest” notes
Heart Note: Resinous, woody with a delicate balsamic undertone
Base Note: Resinous, woody, balsamic
Classification: Base note or fixative
Tenacity: Medium high
With a well balanced yet subtle aroma, Texas Hill Cedar can be used as a fixative in many perfume types, including florals. It lends itself well to men’s colognes, leathery and precious woods notes, high class florals, and amber bases.
It blends well with all precious woods and resins, ambrette, green mandarin, osmanthus absolute, and thuja.
Observations and Anecdotal Information
The lovely aromatic scent of Texas Hill Cedar essential oil has been used as a purification in ceremony, a healing herb, and an insect repellant for generations by Native American tribal peoples.
Current homeopathic uses of Texas Hill Cedar include treatment for skin conditions, including dandruff, dermatitis, acne, and conditions that produce pus.
It is also used for relieving hemorrhoids. It enhances massage for relieving lymphatic congestion.
It makes a wonderful oil for diffusion. It is effective in relieving chronic coughs, congestion, bronchitis, and sinusitis. It can be diffused in homes and workplaces to neutralize the effects of mold, radon, and negative energies in the environment.
• Avoid during pregnancy and lactation
• Avoid using with infants and small children
• Generally recognized as safe at normal dosage
• All internal uses should be researched and/or supported by a health care professional
• Quality and dosage are critical when using essential oils internally
None of our products are recognized or approved by the FDA. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. This information is anecdotal, and is provided for educational purposes only. It is not meant to be taken as medical advice. See a health care professional for medical advice.