Cedarwood essential oil is extracted from the wood pieces of a cedar tree. There are four species of cedar trees, which are all considered to be timber evergreen conifers belonging to the plant genus known asCedrus.
A popular type of cedarwood essential oil (Juniperus virginiana) comes from the Eastern red cedar, also called pencil cedar. The major components of cedarwood essential oil are alpha-cedrene, beta-cedrene, cedrol, sesquiterpenes, thujopsene and widdrol —
The main chemical constituents of Cedar wood oil are:
Country of Origin: Morocco Botanical Name: Cedrus atlantica Family Name: Pinaceae INCI: Cedrus atlantica Common Names: Cedarwood Oil Parts Used: Wood Extraction Method: Steam Distilled Scent: Medium, Woody, Sweet and Balsamic-Like