Cedar Wood Oil

Himalayan Cedar wood Oil is distilled from roots & stumps of Cedrus Deodarawhich has been left after cutting of Deodar trees for timber extraction. These stumps and roots are removed in a scientific way. The pits so formed are filled consolidated and due to self-sprouting of seeds or planting a sapling new forest has grown up. Crude Oil rectified by giving alkali wash is called Rectified Cedar wood oil.

Cedar Wood Oil rich in Himanchalene is called Supper Rectified Oil and the oil rich in Atlantone and higher fraction removing Resin is Called Perfumery Grade.

Physiochemical Properties:

Himachalene, Himachalol, Alohimachalol, Deodrone, Cedrol, Iso-Alohimachalol & Atlantone.

Property Value
REFRACTIVE INDEX at 25°C 1.500 to 1.510
SPECIFIC GRAVITY at 25°C 0.930 to 0.950
ACID No. Below 1


Due to its woody odour, and epidermic and antiseptic properties, it is used for soap fragrances. Being non-toxic to mammals it is used to control household insects in place of pyrethrin. Cedar Wood Oil is fungi toxic so used in fungicides.

Also, control the development of leaf spot disease of paddy in preliminary in vivo investigation.

The oil controls the fungal deterioration of some spices during storage.

Cedar oil is useful in reducing inflammation, dyspepsia, insomnia, bronchitis, leucoderma, ophthalmic, etc. It is Diuretic and carminative.

Odor Profile:

It is useful in rheumatism, epilepsy and kidney disorders.

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