Steam distilled from the wood and sawdust of the cedar tree, providing a rich, warm, woody and balsamic aroma. This grounding, base note oil with cleansing properties provides a long lasting aroma in homemade recipes.
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With a strong, spicy, warm and resinous aroma, Cassia Essential Oil is anti-microbial, anti-emetic and an astringent. It is both stimulating and revitalizing. It is often use as a food flavorant, in a diffuser, and in creams.
Benzoin Essential Oil has a warming, vanilla scent that is somewhat syrup-like in viscosity. It blends well with other resinous oils, such as frankincense and myrrh, and with sandalwood, cedarwood, vetiver, and patchouli, as well as with citrus essential oils. It has long been used in incense and as a preservative in cosmetics. It aids with dry skin and oily facial skin. It is relaxing, calming, and grounding. Its thicker viscosity makes it ideal for use with a candle diffuser. Perfect for the bath, massage oil blends, and creams.
Can be used as an aromatic oil to freshen up closets, mop floors or can be added to homemade furniture polish. Cedarleaf is an effective insect repellent, and it can be dotted onto clothing when going into the woods. Cedarleaf is also a useful oil for aromatic and potpourri blends.
Vanilla Oleoresin Essential Oil has a rich, warm, and sweet fragrance that is unmistakably vanilla. It is a thick essential oil and tends to sink when added to the bath and in blends. When using in a bath, mix it with a carrier such as bath salts. In oil blends, be sure to shake before use. Often used as an added fragrance in perfumes and aromatherapy blends, and can also be used as a food flavoring.