Scientific Name: Juniperous mexicana
Country of Origin: Texas
Synonyms: J.mexicana, mountain cedar, Mexican cedar, rock cedar, Mexican juniper
Plant Family: Cupressaceae
Plant Parts Used: Heartwood and shavings
Extraction Method: Distillation
Physical Characteristics: Crude- a dark orange to brownish viscous liquid.
Dominant Note(s): Base
Aroma: Sweet balsamic, pencil wood scent similar to Virginian Cedar but more harsh.
Main Constituents: Cedrene, cedrol, thujopsene and sabinene among others.
Blends With: Patchouli, Spruce, Vetiver, Pine and leather type scents.
Safety Precautions: Can cause acute local irritation externally, use in dilution only with great care. Powerful abortifacient avoid during pregnancy