Cedarwood Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Juniperus virginiana
  • Alternative Names: Red cedar, Red juniper
  • Botanical Family: Cupressaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Alpha-Cedrene
  • Other Main Constituents: Cedrol
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Wood

Phytochemical and pharmacological properties of essential oils from Cedrus species

Saab AM, Gambari R, Sacchetti G, Guerrini A, Lampronti I, Tacchini M, El Samrani A, Medawar S, Makhlouf H, Tannoury M, Abboud J, Diab-Assaf M, Kijjoa A, Tundis R, Aoun J, Efferth T Natural Product Research, 2017 ABSTRACT: Natural products frequently exert pharmacological activities. The present review gives an overview of the ethnobotany, phytochemistry and pharmacology of the Cedrus genus, e.g. cytotoxic, spasmolytic immunomodulatory, antiallergic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic activities. Cancer… Read more »

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 »

Plants traditionally used as mosquito repellents and the implication for their use in vector control

Tisgratog R, Sanguanpong U, Grieco JP, Ngoen-Kluan R, Chareonviriyaphap T Acta tropica, 2016 ABSTRACT: Numerous plants with insect repelling properties are native to the tropics where they are produced for a wide range of medicinal purposes. In Thailand, these native plant species have a history of use for personal protection against biting insects. From our… Read more »

Cedar Oil Results from Rutgers University

The cedar oil product is advertised as a safe, effective insecticide for controlling a variety of public health pests including bed bugs. Rutgers University have partnered to put a variety of bed bug products to the test. This cedar oil is the first in the series. “Eradik8” Cedar oil was chosen due to the claims… Read more »