Atlas Cedarwood is native to the Atlas mountain ranges of Morocco and is prized for its woody and sweet scent.
The ancient Egyptians used Atlas Cedarwood oil for embalming their famous mummies and for medicinal and cosmetic purposes. They also relied on Atlas Cederwood to deter mosquitos, ticks and other pests. As a natural antiseptic, this precious wood is a natural remedy for eczema, acneic and oily skin and hair because it balances the production of sebum and reduces the symptomatic skin peeling associated with these afflilctions. Herbalists and aromatherapists often recommend cedarwood essential oil for hair loss because it stimulates the hair follicles and increase circulation to the scalp, thus contributing to hair growth and slowing down hair thinning and hair loss.