Arborvitae Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Thuja plicata
  • Alternative Names: Tree of Life, Thuja Cedar, Western Red Cedar, Great Arborvitae
  • Botanical Family: Cupressaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Methyl Thujate
  • Other Main Constituents: Hinokitiol, Thujic Acid
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Wood

Aromatherapy and Essential Oils (PDQ®): Health Professional Version

PDQ Integrative, Alternative, and Complementary Therapies Editorial Board PDQ Cancer Information Summaries, 2017 EXCERPT: This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the use of aromatherapy and essential oils in the treatment of people with cancer. It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for cancer… Read more »

Arborvitae (Thuja plicata) essential oil significantly inhibited critical inflammation- and tissue remodeling-related proteins and genes in human dermal fibroblasts

Han X, Parker TL Biochimie Open, 2017 ABSTRACT: Arborvitae (Thuja plicata) essential oil (AEO) is becoming increasingly popular in skincare, although its biological activity in human skin cells has not been investigated. Therefore, we sought to study AEO’s effect on 17 important protein biomarkers that are closely related to inflammation and tissue remodeling by using… Read more »