Cedarwood Essential Oil (Virginian)
Botanical name: Juniperus virginiana
Extraction method: Virginian Cedarwood Essential Oil is steam distilled from the wood of the Virginia Cedar tree (a.k.a Eastern Red Cedar or Pencil Cedar). As the temperature of the steam is carefully controlled, the delicate botanical and aromatic compounds are preserved and bottled to you.
Description: The Virginian Cedarwood is an alpine evergreen that grows up to 23 ft (7 meters). It has a narrow, conical crown made up of stiff, green needles. While the tree is native to southwestern USA, Mexico and Central America, the major essential oil production place is in Texas.
Blends well with: Rosewood, Bergamot, Cypress, Cassia, Jasmine, Juniper, Neroli, Labdanum, Frankincense, Clary Sage, Vetiver, Rosemary, Ylang-ylang
Aromatic scent: fresh, smooth, woody and slightly sweet, less harsh than its Chinese Cedarwood Essential Oil cousin
Fast facts: types of Cedarwood Essential Oils
Cedarwood Essential Oils can come from many different types of cedarwood trees. Hence, their Essential Oils have different chemical compositions and benefits. Here’s a quick summary of the various types of Cedarwood Essential Oils we’ve in store.
Orders will be processed and shipped within 1-3 business days of receipt. Delivery time may vary depending on destination of the order. Because we use ground service for our deliveries, orders shipped to the west coast may take several days.