Cedarwood Essential Oil

(Cedrus atlantica)

Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica) essential oil’s woodsy, warm, balsamic aroma creates a relaxing, calming, and comforting atmosphere when diffused to help support a relaxing nighttime routine. The cleansing and moisturizing properties associated with Cedarwood also make it a great addition to your favorite skin care products. When applied topically, it can help maintain the appearance of healthy, youthful skin. You can also massage Cedarwood oil into your scalp to enhance the appearance of healthy-looking hair.

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Product Snapshot

Product Snapshot

Features & Benefits
  • Creates a relaxing, calming, and comforting atmosphere when diffused to support a relaxing nighttime routine
  • Helps maintain the appearance of youthful skin and healthy-looking hair
  • Has skin-cleansing properties
  • Is a natural deodorizer
  • Includes naturally occurring constituents that are high in sesquiterpenes
Aromatic Profile
Warm, woody aroma
Key Constituents
  • Alpha-himachalene
  • Beta-himachalene
  • Gamma-himachalene
  • Delta-cadinene


Cedrus atlantica† (Cedarwood) bark oil
†100% pure, therapeutic-grade essential oil
Suggested Uses

Suggested Uses

  • Diffuse Cedarwood in the evening to create a relaxing atmosphere and help neutralize odors.
  • Apply 1–2 drops onto your pillow before going to bed.
  • Add a couple of drops to a DIY outdoor spray blended with oils such as Citronella, Rosemary, Tea Tree, Myrtle,
  • Clove, or Lemongrass to use at sporting events or while camping.
  • Pamper yourself with an at-home scalp massage. Warm a few drops between your hands and rub it into your scalp
  • for healthy-looking hair.
  • Add Cedarwood to your favorite lotions and skin care products to help cleanse and moisturize the skin.
Where to Diffuse
  • Set yourself up for a restful evening with a soothing, honey-like aroma.
  • Discover the quiet moments with a balance of sweet and earthy fragrances to support focus.
Cedarwood essential oil has a warm, relaxing aroma that is soothing when diffused. It can be used topically on skin
and hair to moisturize and condition.
Label Directions
Topical: Apply 2–4 drops directly to desired area. Dilution not required, except for the most sensitive skin. Use as
Aromatic: Diffuse up to 1 hour 3 times daily.
Diffuser Blends
Fall Romance
Romance knows no season, and this playful blend proves it. Diffuse this blend in the background of a candle-lit
dinner to help set the mood.
  • 3 drops Cedarwood
  • 2 drops Patchouli
  • 2 drops Geranium (or Jasmine)
Orange Creamsicle
Tired of the gloomy, overcast days? Wishing for a little bit of wintertime sunshine? Freshen up your home with this
light and invigorating diffuser blend. We’re sure that the delicious smell of these oils will make even dreary days
seem a little brighter.
  • 5 drops Orange essential oil
  • 5 drops Cedarwood essential oil
A Bloom of One’s Own
The floral notes of summer blossoms make us want to bring the outdoors inside. Turn your favorite room into a
garden-like sanctuary by diffusing this essential bouquet this summer.
  • 5 drops Jasmine essential oil
  • 4 drops Cedarwood essential oil
  • 2 drops Frankincense essential oil
  • 1 drop Idaho Balsam Fir essential oil
Cautions: Keep out of reach of children. For external use only. Keep away from eyes and mucous membranes. If you arepregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use. Avoid
direct sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying product.
Get to Know

Get to Know

Product Background
The biblical Cedars of Lebanon are the Cedrus libani, which are very closely related to the cedars in contemporary
Cedarwood oil. Historically, ancient Egyptians used Cedarwood oil in ceremonial rites. Young Living’s Cedarwood
oil comes from Morocco and the United States, and it is steam distilled from the bark of the tree. Cedarwood is a
key ingredient in Brain Power™, Grounding™, Highest Potential™ and Cel-Lite Magic™ massage oil.
Scientific name: Cedrus atlantica
Botanical family: Pinaceae
Region(s) grown: Morocco, USA; Cedrus atlantica is the species most closely related to the biblical Cedars of Lebanon.
Plant part used: Bark
Extraction method: Steam distilled
YL Region: Most Young Living Cedarwood essential oil comes from Morocco.


Q. Is Cedarwood essential oil photosensitive?
A. Yes, Cedarwood essential oil is photosensitive.
Q. Is Cedarwood Essential Oil the same as cedar wood?
A. We review all scientific research and data to determine the cautions for each product label. Cedarwood essential oil is known as potentially sun sensitive by several well-established sources due to reported cases where Cedarwood appears to have resulted in in photosensitive reactions. (Clell F. – May 2017)
Q. Why does Young Living produce Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica) instead of cedarwood juniperus virginiana?
A. Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica) is considered true cedarwood and contains different constituents. (Alyssa B. – August 2019)
Q.Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica) trees are endangered. What is Young Living doing to help protect the plants and reforestation of Cedarwood?
A. At Young Living® we are committed to being responsible stewards of the environment and taking great care to preserve and protect our natural resources. These core values are demonstrated by our Seed to Seal® quality commitment, which promotes sustainable farming and sourcing practices, while enabling us to produce the purest, most potent essential oils in the world. Over the past decade, the deforestation of Cedarwood (Cedrus atlantica) has been highly controlled and regulated to ensure sustainability. We have verified that our Cedarwood essential oil is responsibly sourced and sustainable. (Matt W. - January 2016)