Cedarwood Virginia: Juniperus virginiana (L.)
Why Cedarwood Virginia? The sweet, mild, balsamic aroma of cedarwood Virginia essential oil has been traditionally used in Native American culture to encourage deep, cleansing breaths. In addition to inhalation, cedarwood Virginia is commonly applied to skin to provide a tender, soothing experience.
Quality Assured: Our cedarwood Virginia essential oil is responsibly sourced from the USA. The essential oil is distilled from the wood shavings by-product at sawmills that process Virginia cedarwood for veneer preparation. Additionally, our expert aromatherapists here at the Apothecary Shoppe personally assess all of our oils—using touch, taste, smell, and lab analyses—to ensure that your essential oil is suitable for use and entirely free of adulterants.
Independent third-party lab reports including GC/MS and pesticide testing results are available upon request. Please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the essential oil Latin name and lot number; results include a comparative analysis with ISO and the Pharmacopeia when available.
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Wellness Support: Cedarwood Virginia essential oil is versatile and soothing; its most common uses are to help open the breath and discourage insects in camping and outdoor blends.
Regulatory Status: Cedarwood Virginia essential oil is not listed on the FDA Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) list.
Oils That Blend Well With Cedarwood Virginia:
bergamot Citrus aurantium var. bergamia
cypress Cupressus sempervirens
frankincense Boswellia carterii
juniper Juniperus communis
lavender Lavandula angustifolia
lemon Citrus limonum
lime Citrus aurantiifolia
neroli Citrus aurantium amara
rose Rosa damascena
sandalwood Santalum album
vetiver Vetiveria zizanioides
SOOTHING ALPINE BLEND:
Bay Laurus nobilis oil: 30 drops
Cajuput Melaleuca leucadendron var. cajuputi oil: 10 drops
Black pepper Piper nigrum oil: 5 drops
Cedarwood Virginia Juniperus virginiana oil: 5 drops
Sweet almond oil: 1 cup
Apply directly as a compress or rub the formula into the area three times a week.