Anti-rheumatic, astringent, diuretic, expectorant, repellent to insects, a stimulant to the nerves, uterus and heart muscles, tonic and a vermifuge. Thought to be useful in steam baths for rheumatism, arthritis, congestion and gout, it has traditionally been used as a wash for swollen feet and burns. It was commended as a medicinal in treating scurvy as late as the 1900's. Cedar Leaf Oil is used today in pharmaceutical products for its therapeutic properties, as well as in perfumes, toiletries, cosmetics, soaps and detergents for its aromatic properties.
Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid. Cedar Leaf Thuja Essential Oil has an intensely sharp and fresh with a woody camphor scent.
Caution: If applied to the skin, a carrier oil is recommended.
I wasn't sure what to expect, but I like woods and cedars very much. Upon receipt I was very pleased. It is slightly camphorous, nicely green, woody and fresh. Very good essential oil.