Home > Apothecary Supplies > Aromatic Extracts > Essential Oils >


quantity in basket: none
code: 11017


Latin Binomial: Cedrus atlantica
Plant Part: Wood
Extraction: Steam Distilled
Growing Practice: Ethical
Country of Origin: Morocco
Odor Type: WOODY

Odor Characteristic: Woody-camphorous, sweet and tenacious, with varying odor characteristics from distillation to distillation. Arctander comments there are qualities somewhat remiscent of cassie and mimosa typical to Atlas Cedarwood. Tony Burfield reports a more dirty-woody, slightly urinous odor quality.

Refractive Index: 1.50600 to 1.51600 @ 20.00 °C.
Specific Gravity: 0.92500 to 0.94000 @ 25.00 °C.
Appearance: yellowish amber clear liquid
BioChemical Class: Sesquiterpene
CAS No: 8023-85-6


Perfumery: Widely used as a fixative unique woody-sweet odor which blends well with Labdanum and all woody or woody-floral compositions. Very nice in unisex or masculine soaps.

The information provided on these pages is not a substitute for necessary medical care, nor intended as medical advice. Always keep aromatic extracts tightly closed and in a cool, dark place, out of reach of children. Never ingest aromatic extracts. Always dilute aromatic extracts when applying topically and avoid areas around eyes or mucous membranes. If redness or irritation occurs, stop using immediately and contact your health provider if necessary.