Chinese Cedarwood is an evergreen tree or shrub with a wide distribution in Guizhou, Gansu and Sichuan provinces in China. This oil is believed to have a lower cedrol content than the American oil and is used more in its own right as fragrance oil than as a source of chemical isolates.
Cedarwood Chinese Essential Oil has a sharp, fresh, camphoraceous odor.
Frankincense, Clary Sage, Vetiver, Rosemary, Ylang-ylang.
Chinese Cedarwood Essential Oil has been used for fungal growths, muscular aches and pains, removing warts, rheumatism, skin afflictions, as well as cosmetics, perfumes, and scenting soaps. It is reputed to have antiseptic, anti-putrescent, anti-seborrheic, aphrodisiac, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, fungicidal, mucilytic, sedative (nervous), stimulant (circulatory) and tonic properties.
Numerous herbal and pet shampoos and natural repellents contain Cedarwood Oil as an active ingredient. Cedar chests have always been used to store woolen articles and protect them from the larvae of clothes moths.