Botanical Name: Juniperus oxycedrus
Plant Part: Wood
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: Clear, dark orange liquid of medium consistency.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A base note of medium aroma, Cade has an intense, smoky, tar-like, phenolic odor.
Blends With: Cedarwood, Clove Bud, Labdanum, Origanum, Rosemary and Thyme.
Product Abstract: A large evergreen shrub up to 13 feet high, with long dark needles and brownish-black berries about the size of hazelnuts. The essential oil is obtained by steam distillation from the branches and wood. Native to southern France, this member of the Juniper family is now common throughout Europe and North Africa.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with the eyes should be avoided.