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    Organic cade essential oil

    This small conifer of the Provence garrigues is undeniably at home in these arid and rocky lands. It has fine prickly needles and its berries are green to purplish depending on their degree of maturity. Its almost rot-proof wood is renowned for its great robustness. The distillation of its branches gives an essential oil with woody and resinous aromas.

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    Quality Botanical family: Cupressaceae Latin name: Juniperus oxycedrus L. Other names: Juniper Tar, Prickly Juniper Origin: France Cultivation: Controlled organic agriculture - Certisys-BE1 control Distilled part: Twig Production method: Steam distillation Quality: 100% pure, natural and chemotyped Olfactory notes: woody, smoky, sometimes fresh Main constituents Sesquiterpenes (up to 70%): delta-cadinene, alpha and beta-caryophyllene Sesquiterpenols (up to 10%): 1-epicubenol Our opinion A true treasure of the Provence shepherds, this essential oil remains relatively confidential and little known. It deserves to be studied. Precautions for use • Do not use during pregnancy or breastfeeding, or in young children. • Risk of allergy: take care not to overdose in mixtures. An elbow test is recommended prior to any skin application (min 48 hours before use). • Do not use internally. • Avoid contact with the eyes. • Keep out of reach of children. • Store away from heat and light.

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