Cedar Leaf (Thuja) Essential Oil
Certifications: Kosher, vegan
Botanical Name: Thuja occidentalis
Main Constituents: Thujone (66%)
Plant Part: Leaves
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Colour / Consistency: A thin, colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A strong top note, Cedar Leaf Essential Oil is intensely sharp and fresh with a woody camphoraceous scent.
Blends With: Armoise, Cedarwood, Lemon, Lavender, Pine.
Product Abstract: Cedar Leaf, also known as Thuja, is an effective wart fighter. Since warts are caused by a virus, it makes cedar leaf (thuja) a strong antiviral, good in keeping away, or fighting viral infections.
Cedarwood has always been know for its insect-repellent properties, and cedar leaf is no exception. A few drops in a diffuser or directly into drawers or closets can repel insects.
Cedar Leaf is effective when used in the treatment of colds, flu, laryngitis, bronchitis, coughs, sore throat, and swollen lymph nodes. Apart from fighting viruses, it also fights fungal infections such as athlete's foot, ringworm, nail fungus, thrush and other yeast or candidiasis-related conditions.
As an immune stimulant it helps to keep the immune system strong. It can be used for intestinal worms and combined with pumpkin seed oil, copaiba, clove, and cinnamon, it can be applied to the abdomen twice daily.
Cedar leaf also relieves discomfort caused by arthritis, rheumatism, and fibromyalgia.
Cautions: 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.