Cedarwood, Port Orford Essential Oil (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana)


Cedarwood, Port Orford may also be referred to as Lawson's cypress. It is typically processed using steam or hydro distillation as a method for extracting oil from the wood.

Essential Facts

  • Aroma Description:

    Coniferous Earthy Green Herbaceous Slightly sweet Woody

  • Common Name(s): Lawson's cypress
  • Synonyms(s) for Chamaecyparis lawsoniana: Chamaecyparis boursieri, Cupressus fragrans, Cupressus lawsoniana, Retinispora lawsoniana

  • Botanical Family: Cupressaceae
  • Botanical Genus: Chamaecyparis
  • Perfumery Note: Base
  • Indigenous Country: United States
  • Cultivation: Wild Harvested
  • Processing Methods: Steam or Hydro Distillation
  • Part Typically Used: Wood
  • Shelf Life: 8 plus years
  • Conservation Status:  [LC] Least Concern
    IUCN Red List category abbreviations (version 3.1, 2001)
  • Vegan Vegan

Essential Details

Benefits & Uses

May be benefitial for addressing the following ailments:

Cellulite Libido

Therapeutic Benefits of Cedarwood, Port Orford:


Other Uses for Cedarwood, Port Orford:

Hair Care

Energetic, Spiritual, and Emotional Qualities


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