- Additional Name(s): Cedar Leaf
- Color: colorless to pale yellow
- Oil Consistency: Thin
- Perfumery Note: Top
- Initial Aroma Strength: Strong
- Scent: Intensely sharp and fresh with a woody camphorous scent.
Action: Antirheumatic, anthelmintic, antiviral, astringent, cicatrisant, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, hemostatic, hypotensive, insect repellent, parasiticide for skin, rubefacient, nerve stimulant, sudorific, tonic, vermifuge.
Benefits, Indications: First and foremost, it is a detoxifier by virtue of the diuretic properties that it possesses. Due to its diuretic property, it increases urination and thus speeds up the removal of the toxic and unwanted substances in the body such as excess water, salts and uric acid through the urine.
Being a stimulant, it stimulates the flow of blood and lymph, otherwise known as an improvement of circulation. It gives women relief from obstructed menses as well as from the abdominal pain, cramps, nausea, and fatigue associated with periods.
It also makes periods regular and keeps the female reproductive organs in good health by promoting the secretion of certain hormones like estrogen and progesterone. It gives you a clear, decongested chest, helps you breathe easily, clears out mucus and phlegm, and gives relief from coughs.
It can eliminate worms like round worms, tape worms and hook worms that can result in a number of uncomfortable and dangerous health conditions.
Chemical Constituents: A-thujone, b-thujone, a-pinene, camphene, d-sabinene, fenchone, camphone, terpinen-4-ol, bornyl acetate
Precautions: Thuja oil should not be used in aromatherapy and it may cause an abortion by reflex uterine contractions. Due to the presence of thujone in this oil, please consult a physician prior to using it.
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