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Used Part.

The leaves.

Active Principles.

Used species Cedrus atlantica and C. libani, for its essential oil content.

Drug Action.

The essential oil has antiseptic properties, especially at the level of the airways.


Disorders of the respiratory tract: pharyngitis, bronchitis, sinusitis, influenza, colds.


Unless otherwise indicated, we recommend not to prescribe essential oils through internal during pregnancy, lactation, children under six years or patients with gastritis, gastric ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, hepatopathy, epilepsy, Parkinson and other neurological diseases.

Do not administer, or topically applied to children under six years old or people with respiratory allergies or with known hypersensitivity to this or other essential oils.

Side Effects.

Through the skin the essential oil can be dermocáustico. Orally, in high doses can be neurotoxic.

Caution / Poisoning.

By practicing preventive recommend a litmus test prior to the implementation of inhalations with essential oils: inhale for 15 seconds and wait 30 minutes.

Galenica forms / Dosage.

Essential oil: one to three drops on a sugar cube, two or three times a day. Capsules (25 to 50 mg / caps. 2 or 3 a day. Suppositories (10 to 40 mg / sup. 1 to 3 a day.


Bézanger - Beauquesne, L; Pinkas, M; Torck, M. Dans la Plantes Les Thérapeutiques Moderne. 2. Paris: Maloine, 1986, pp. 124 - 5.

Bézanger - Beauquesne, L; Pinkas, M; Torck, M; Trotin, F. Medicinal plants of temperate Regions. Paris: Maloine, 1980, p. 27.

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