Herbal/folk tradition:It was used by ancient egyptians for embalming purposes, cosmetic and perfumery. The oil was one of the ingredients of 'mithridat', a renowned poison antidot that was used for centuries. The Lebanon cedar was prized as a building wood; its odour repelled ants, moths and other harmful insects, as does the oil from the Atlas Cedar.
Traditionally, the oil was used in the East as a preservative and as an incense. it is still used as a temple incense by the Tibetans, and is employed in their traditional medicine
Characteristics: A yellow, orange or deep amber viscous oil with warm, camphoraceous top note and sweet tenacious, woody balsamic undertone. It blends well with rosewood, bergamot, frankincense, ylang ylang, jasmine, juniper, neroli, mimosa, vetiver, rosemary, patchouli, citrus oils like lime or grapefruits.
Skincare: Acne, dandruff, dermatitis, eczema, fungal infection, greast skin, hair loss, skin eruption, ulser
Circulation for bronchial and urinary tract infections, .
muscle and joints: Arthritis, rheumatism
Respiratory System: Bronchitis, catarrh, congestion, cough
Genito-urinary system: Cystitis, leuchorrhoea, pruritis
Nervous system: Nervous tension and stress related conditions