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Cade (Juniperus oxycedrus) Essential Oil

Cade (Juniperus oxycedrus) Essential Oil


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Cade (Juniperus oxycedrus) Essential Oil

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Plant description

Latin Name: Juniperus oxycedrus
English Name: Cade, Prickly Juniper, Prickly Cedar, Cade Juniper
French Name: Cade, bois de cade, genévrier cade, genévrier oxycèdre
Family: Cupressaceae
Origin: France

History and Origin

Prickly juniper is very common around the Mediterranean Region. It is also found on the high tablelands and in the valleys of the Massif Central, in France. This plant appreciates dry and stony soils, calcareous or acid. It can reach 14 meters in height, but most often, it does not grow above 1 or 2 meters high. In France, throughout the Massif Central and in Aveyron, cade juniper is used as the wedding and Christmas tree.

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Aromatherapy Data Sheet

Distilled Part: Wood
Extraction: Steam distillation
Oil Characteristics: Mobile yellow liquid with a cedar-like and woody smell.
Properties: Anti-parasitic, antiseptic, scalp regulating, vermifuge.
Indications: Skin disorders (dermatosis, scabies, etc.), psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis (as a local treatment), scalp disorders (dandruff, lice, etc.), hair care (to revive), intestinal worms.

Recipes and Hints

Veterinary use

Prevention and treatment of parasites in dogs, cats and horses.

Safety Data and Contraindications

  • Should be avoided during the first three months of pregnancy.
  • Keep out of reach of children.




Sesquiterpenes: delta-cadinene (27,281 %), cis-calamenene (15,187 %), beta-caryophyllene (8,056 %), trans-cadina-1(6), 4-diene (7,805 %)

Sesquiterpenol: 1-epi-cubenol (7,158 %)




Sesquiterpenes: delta-cadinene (36,03 %), trans-calamenene (7,04 %), beta-caryophyllene (6,98 %), zonarene (6,83 %)

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